- Earth is already past safe limits for humans due to temperature rise, water system disruption, and destruction of natural habitats.
- Human activities have pushed seven of eight earth system boundaries beyond their safe limits that indicate the threat to planetary and human health.
- The study identifies the limits after which humans will suffer significant harm such as lack of access to clean water, lower food security, and displacement or loss of work.
- The safe limit for global temperature rise is 1C higher than pre-industrial times, but it is already at least at 1.1C, or as much as 1.2C.
- All earth system boundaries are interconnected, overshooting the safe limit for one can have a knock-on impact on others.
Central banks around the world are pausing tightening campaigns as inflation eases and economies slow. Inflation-targeting regimes are keeping their own houses in order, while the US Fed's key inflation gauges fell to the slowest annual paces since late 2021.
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A raft of U.S. data and European inflation numbers will give guidance on how the world's top central banks will navigate the way ahead, including the hotly debated "no landing" scenario. Reports on U.S. durable goods orders, home prices, manufacturing and consumer confidence threaten to cement expec