We submit that the safe operating space of the planetary boundary of novel entities is exceeded since annual production and releases are increasing at a pace that outstrips the global capacity for assessment and monitoring. The novel entities boundary in the planetary boundaries framework refers to entities that are novel in a geological sense and that could have large-scale impacts that threaten the integrity of Earth system processes.
Outside the Safe Operating Space of the Planetary Boundary for Novel Entities
Feb 21, 2022
cap on emissions chemical pollution Chemicals Chemicals and Waste Chemicals Governance Made Simple Chemicals in products chemicals management capacity Circular economy Climate change and chemicals Earth system impacts EDCs Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals European consumer organisation BEUC Finance for Chemicals Governance gas Genotoxicity Global HEJSupport ICCM Inaction IOC assessment Nanomaterial NRDC Occupational safety oil Pesticide PFAS Plastic plastic pollution Plastics Pollution safe chemicals SAICM Strategic approach to chemicals management Throwaway packaging Toxic Impact of Plastics Across its Lifecycle Toxics exposure Toxic substances unknown planetary boundary threats