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Oxfam Discussion Papers

A secure and just space

for mankind

CAN WE LIVE WITHIN THE DOUGHNUT?

Kate Raworth

Oxfam

Humanity's challenge in the 21st century is to eliminate poverty and achieve wealth for all inside the means of the planet's limited natural resources. In the approach to Rio+20, this discussion paper presents a visual platform – molded like a doughnut – which will brings planetary boundaries combined with social limitations, creating a secure and just space between the two, in which humankind can thrive. Moving into this space needs far greater fairness – within and among countries – in the make use of natural solutions, and far increased efficiency in transforming these resources to satisfy human requires.

Oxfam Dialogue Papers

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Author's note....................................................................................................... 3 Professional summary............................................................................................ 5 1 In search of a modern world compass............................................................. six 2 A secure and just space for humankind............................................................... 7 three or more A social foundation: human rights................................................................. on the lookout for 4 A great environmental threshold: planetary boundaries........................................ 12 five Between the limitations................................................................................ 15 six Distribution characteristics................................................................................... 19 7 Into argument...................................................................................................... 21 Annex 1: Cultural and environmental concerns in submissions to Rio+20... twenty-two Notes.................................................................................................................. 23

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A Safe and Just Space for Humanity Oxfam Dialogue Paper, Feb . 2012

Author's note

Oxfam's GROW campaign is devoted to growing a much better future – and as important that means guaranteeing food security for all. It means creating a broader notion of prosperity within a resource-constrained universe. Oxfam thinks that, in the next ten years, we need a rapid transition to a new model of prosperity, one which offers economic advancement, respects planetary boundaries, and has value at its heart. * Inside the run-up to Rio+20, this kind of Discussion Daily news is a 1st exploration of what such a model of success might appear to be. It creates on a extended tradition of thinking on sustainable creation – from the Brundtland Commission rate, to the 1992 Rio Announcement and Goal 21 – and is inspired by the more modern approach of planetary restrictions put forward by the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

The framework placed in this conventional paper does not symbolize Oxfam plan; rather a thought put forward by simply Oxfam to stimulate further more discussion and debate. The ideas presented here have been greatly enriched by ideas and critiques from government representatives, scientists, economists, and development professionals. But the construction remains very much a work happening. Oxfam embraces feedback about its strengths and weaknesses, uses and potential, and hopes the fact that ideas will certainly contribute to a great enriched issue on eco friendly development.

You should send feedback to [email protected] org. uk or include a comment on your blog about this conventional paper at: http://oxf.am/oef. The blog will remain open to get comments until 30 06 2012.

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