Finding the Sweet Spot between Climate Change, Human Health, and Economic Growth

There are “sweet spots” in life where circumstances come together to create seemingly ideal points in time. Some of these are ephemeral: the sweet strike of a golf club on a ball, for example; or the endorphin rush of a long run or an intense romance. Others occur on a larger scale: the height of an empire, like the Romans, Mayans, or Mongols; the end of World War II; or at the extreme, James Lovelock’s concept of Gaia, in which the planet responds to forces of disequilibrium by trying to pull itself back to an ecological sweet spot.

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