“There is growing evidence we are getting close to or have already gone beyond tipping points associated with important parts of the Earth system”
- The 5 hottest years on record have all occurred since 2015
- Livestock now number more than 4 billion, and their total mass is more than that of all humans and wild animals combined.
- Forest loss in the Brazilian Amazon increased in both 2019 and 2020, reaching a 12-year high in 2020.
“A major lesson from Covid-19 is that even colossally decreased transportation and consumption are not nearly enough and that, instead, transformational system changes are required.”