Human activities increasingly lead to climate change, overuse of water, hazards and the destruction of biodiversity — to name just a few. Earth scientists need to take on the challenge of serving society on these issues, in close collaboration with engineering, social sciences and the humanities.
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Schlosser, P., Pfirman, S. Earth science for sustainability. Nature Geosci 5, 587–588 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1567
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