On the other hand, we may be headed exactly in the direction the graph suggests: either to a recession, or, well, to a recession. Personally, I think we are heading for a recession.
Two bits of good cheer. First, a recession will result in less CO2 emissions, so the Gadarene rush towards runaway global warming will slow down to a Gadarene waddle.
Second, Green Keynesianism, used as a tool to diminish the impact of a global recession could result in a new, green, economy rising Phoenix-like from the ashes of the present ridiculously unsustainable world economy. The way to do this is to identify the activities that are ecologically and socially constructive, and make it easier for them to employ unemployed people. Read all about it here.