Correction to: Nature Sustainability, published online 14 September 2018.

In the version of this Comment originally published, the following sentence was not included in the Acknowledgements: “S.E.C. acknowledges part-funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Earth Resilience in the Anthropocene, grant no. ERC-2016-ADG 743080).” It has now been added in all versions of the Comment.