The Great Acceleration

180-181: The Great Acceleration

Information used in the main graphic is provided by ‘The Age of Humans: Evolutionary Perspectives on the Anthropocene’, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 2015. Accessed at and ‘The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene’, Science, Vol. 351, Issue 6269. Accessed at

182-183: Planetary Boundaries

Main graphic adapted from ‘The Nine Planetary Boundaries’, Stockholm Resilience Centre Sustainability Science for Biosphere Stewardship, 2015. Accessed at 

“Earth budget” panel uses data from ‘How many Chinas does it take to support China?’, Earth Overshoot Day, 2015. Accessed at

184-185: Interconnected Pressures

Panel on water use adapted from information provided by ‘Water Consumption for Operational Use by Energy Type’, Climate Reality Project, 2015. Accessed at