Publications News – 31/05/2023 A just world on a safe planet: First study quantifying Earth System Boundaries live Humans are taking colossal risks with the future of civilization, a new Earth Commission study published today in the journal Nature shows. News – 02/03/2023 To ensure a safe and just future for people, nature and the planet, Earth System Boundaries must include justice, researchers find In a new study published in Nature Sustainability an international team of scientists from the Earth Commission, convened by Future Earth,… News – 18/02/2023 Can the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework fulfil its transformative potential? With the goals and targets of the Kunming-Montreal global biodiversity framework now set, attention turns to its potential for implementation and… News – 22/12/2022 Overshooting climate targets could significantly increase risk for tipping cascades, study finds In a new associated paper of the Earth Commission an international group of researchers show that temporarily overshooting the climate targets of… News – 05/12/2022 For biodiversity to thrive, conservation efforts must be ‘Nature and People Positive’, expert study finds Despite decades of increasing investment in conservation, ‘bending the curve’ of biodiversity decline has not succeeded. Scientists argue that… News – 10/11/2022 Global distributive justice and systemic transformations key to planetary stability, study finds Researchers find that achieving access to minimum resources and services for all whilst safeguarding the stability of the Earth system requires… News – 13/09/2022 Researchers identify how science can help cities and companies to operate within Earth system limits ￼ Researchers identify how science can help cities and companies to operate within Earth system limits News – 09/09/2022 Risk of passing multiple climate tipping points escalates above 1.5°C global warming Multiple climate tipping points could be triggered if global temperature rises beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, according to a major new… News – 30/06/2022 Earth Commission Milestone Reached – First Assessment Submitted In June 2022 the Earth Commission achieved some important milestones: Its first major papers were submitted to high impact, scientific journals.… News – 20/12/2021 Targets for planetary stability need to be both safe and just Why should social scientists engage in environmental target setting? This question is discussed by researchers in the Earth Commission’s… News – 17/09/2021 The only way to live within planetary limits is through a just world In the lead up to the UN meeting Stockholm +50, the co-chairs Johan Rockström, Joyeeta Gupta and Qin Dahe presented the Earth Commission in the… News – 05/04/2021 A “Safe and Just corridor” for planet and people For the first time, the Earth Commission has brought together the complexity of humans living on Earth in a framework that defines a challenging and… News – 23/10/2020 Tackling the Alarming Decline in Nature Requires a ‘Safety Net’ of Goals A ‘safety net’ made up of multiple, interlinked and ambitious goals is needed to tackle nature’s alarming decline.