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200. Human Development and the Anthropocene-How Humans Are Affecting the Earth

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In December 2020, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) published the Human Development Report, The Next Frontier – Human Development and the Anthropocene, to commemorate its 30th anniversary. The report proposed the Planetary pressures-adjusted Human Development Index (PHDI), to take into account carbon dioxide emissions and their material footprint in each country in the integrated index of health, education and living standards in each country. 

The full report is available at:

UNDP Human Development Report 2020. The Next Frontier  Human Development and the Anthropocene http://report.hdr.undp.org/ 



Contributor: IIYAMA Miyuki (Research Strategy Office)

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