A new study from a team of international researchers has found that human activity has pushed earth across four of nine environmental boundaries needed for humanity to exist in a “safe operating zone,” and that the planet is headed toward a danger zone in which long-term survival is unclear. What do you think?


“They’re going to need words stronger than ‘doomed’ and ‘global catastrophe’ to get me to pay attention.”

Emma Grissett • Ball Inflator

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“Okay, but how doomed am I personally?”

David Pineda • Unemployed

“I’m so sick of these ivory-tower scientists telling us to stop destroying the earth.”

Alan Vanmatre • Office Renovator