A living systems approach to achieving global equity for a healthy planet

Published 2022 – As part of the Earth4All project, collaborators have submitted deep-dive papers to delve further into the issues and solutions needed to transform our economic system and provide an equitable future for all on a finite planet. This paper explores how to emerge from the multiple existential planetary emergencies, making three recommendations for transformative change. It also outlines why a living systems approach is needed to achieve global equity for a healthy planet, given that the essence of being human is to be interconnected and interdependent and that everything is connected to everything else in the web of life.

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Author: Mamphela Ramphele

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