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Title: Safe and just Earth System Boundaries

Link:  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06083-8

Doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06083-8 (live once embargo lifts)

Authors: Johan Rockström 1,2*, Joyeeta Gupta 3,4, Dahe Qin 5–7, Steven J. Lade 8–10*, Jesse F. Abrams 11, Lauren S. Andersen 1, David I. Armstrong McKay 9,11,12, Xuemei Bai 10, Govindasamy Bala 13, Stuart E. Bunn 14, Daniel Ciobanu 3, Fabrice DeClerck 15,16, Kristie Ebi 17, Lauren Gifford 18, Christopher Gordon 19, Syezlin Hasan 14, Norichika Kanie 20, Timothy M.Lenton 11, Sina Loriani 1, Diana M. Liverman 18, Awaz Mohamed 21, Nebojsa Nakicenovic 22, David Obura 23, Daniel Ospina 8, Klaudia Prodani 3, Crelis Rammelt 3, Boris Sakschewski 1, Joeri Scholtens 3, Ben Stewart-Koster 14, Thejna Tharammal 24, Detlef van Vuuren 25,26, Peter H. Verburg 27,28, Ricarda Winkelmann 1,29, Caroline Zimm 22, Elena M. Bennett 30,31, Stefan Bringezu 32, Wendy Broadgate 8, Pamela Green 33, Lei Huang 34, Lisa Jacobson 8, Christopher, Ndehedehe 14,35, Simona Pedde 8,36, Juan Rocha 8,9, Marten Scheffer 37, Lena Schulte-Uebbing 25,38, Wim de Vries 38, Cunde Xiao 5,39, Chi Xu 40, Xinwu Xu 6,7, Noelia Zafra-Calvo 41, Xin Zhang 42

*corresponding authors

Author affiliations:

  1. Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Member of the Leibniz Association, Potsdam, Germany.
  2. Institute of Environmental Science and Geography, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.
  3. Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  4. IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands.
  5. State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Science, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China.
  6. China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China.
  7. University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  8. Future Earth Secretariat, Stockholm, Sweden.
  9. Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.
  10. Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
  11. Global Systems Institute, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
  12. Georesilience Analytics, Leatherhead, UK.
  13. Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India.
  14. Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
  15. EAT, Oslo, Norway.
  16. Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT of the CGIAR, Montpellier, France.
  17. Center for Health & the Global Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
  18. School of Geography, Development and Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
  19. Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
  20. Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Fujisawa, Japan.
  21. Functional Forest Ecology, Universität Hamburg, 22885 Barsbüttel, Germany.
  22. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria.
  23. CORDIO East Africa, Mombasa, Kenya.
  24. Interdisciplinary Center for Water Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India
  25. Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  26. PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  27. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Birmensdorf, Switzerland.
  28. Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  29. Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.
  30. Bieler School of Environment, McGill University, Canada.
  31. Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, Canada, 1
  32. Center for Environmental Systems Research, Kassel University, Germany.
  33. Environmental Sciences Initiative, Advanced Science Research Center at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY, USA.
  34. National Climate Center, Beijing, China.
  35. School of Environment & Science, Griffith University, Nathan, Australia.
  36. Soil Geography and Landscape Group, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  37. Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  38. Environmental Systems Analysis Group, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  39. State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  40. School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, China.
  41. Basque Centre for Climate Change bc3, Scientific Campus of the University of the Basque Country, Biscay, Spain.
  42. Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, USA.