November 20th, 2009

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Setting limits on human activity

To meet the challenge of maintaining the Holocene state, we propose a framework based on 'planetary boundaries'. These boundaries define the safe operating space for humanity with respect to the Earth system and are associated with the planet's biophysical subsystems or processes.

The state of the Earth

Or just click the earthy to see how we're doing:
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Battle Lines Drawn

"Because we honor justice and the common good, we will not comply with any edict that purports to compel our
institutions to participate in abortions, embryo-destructive research, assisted suicide and euthanasia, or any
other anti-life act; nor will we bend to any rule purporting to force us to bless immoral sexual partnerships, treat
them as marriages or the equivalent, or refrain from proclaiming the truth, as we know it, about morality and
immorality and marriage and the family. We will fully and ungrudgingly render to Caesar what is Caesar’s. But
under no circumstances will we render to Caesar what is God’s.
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