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Earth Overshoot Day 2017 lands on August 2.

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We would need 1.7 Earths to make our consumption sustainable

The United States is one of the world’s biggest consumers, and U.S. policies can have global environmental effects. As of 2013, the world’s population would need 1.7 Earths to support its demands on renewable natural resources, according to Global Footprint Network.

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