Environment report says we're doomed
Yes, Virginia, there is an existential threat to humanity.
Environment in multiple crises - report
- Topsoil is being lost 10 to 40 times faster than it is being replenished by natural processes
- Since the mid-20th Century, 30% of the world's arable land has become unproductive due to erosion
- 95% of the Earth's land areas could become degraded by 2050
Policymakers are not grasping the seriousness of what we’re doing to the planet, a think-tank warns.