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Global wildlife populations could drop two-thirds by 2020 as human demand continues to exceed the planet’s capacity
The overexploitation of ecological resources by humanity is directly contributing to the 67 percent plunge in wild vertebrate populations scientists forecast for the 50-year period ending in 2020, according to WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016.
Global Footprint Network, WWF, Zoological Society of London, Oakland, CA, October 26, 2016
China and India’s GDP will be hit hardest by global food price shock
If global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Global Footprint Network.
Global Footprint Network and UNEP, London, May 18, 2016
Heute ist der Tag des Schweizer Ökodefizits Die Schweiz nutzt ab heute mehr natürliche Ressourcen als Ihre eigenen Ökosysteme
Global Footprint Network, Genf, Schweiz, March 21, 2016
Global Footprint Network and South Pole Group Join Forces to Offer Climate Impact Assessments for Sovereign Bond Investors
Leading global expert in natural resource accounting Global Footprint Network announced an agreement with global carbon footprinting provider South Pole Group to strengthen their respective offerings by collaborating on comprehensive climate and carbon impact assessment services for sovereign bond investors.
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, United States, November 18, 2015
New Study: Mediterranean countries fall short of achieving region’s vision of sustainable development
No country in the Mediterranean region meets two key minimum conditions for global sustainable development: living within the planet’s natural resource budget and satisfactory well-being for its residents, according to a new brief to be launched at the SwitchMed Connect conference October 29 by Global Footprint Network.
Global Footprint Network, Barcelona, Spain, October 26, 2015
Les pays méditerranéens ont encore des efforts à faire pour réaliser les objectifs régionaux de développement durable
Aucun pays du bassin méditerranéen ne satisfait les deux critères minimaux pour un développement durable: assurer le bien-être de tous dans la mesure des capacités écologiques de la planète, selon l’analyse qui sera présentée à la conférence SwitchMed Connect le 29 octobre par le Global Footprint Network.
Global Footprint Network, Barcelone, Espagne, October 26, 2015
Only eight countries meet two key conditions for sustainable development as UN adopts Sustainable Development Goal
Eight countries in the world currently meet two key minimum conditions for global sustainable development: satisfactory well-being for their residents, as measured by the U.N., and living within the planet’s resource budget, as measured by the Ecological Footprint.
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, September 23, 2015
August 13th is Earth Overshoot Day this year
In less than eight months, humanity has used up nature’s budget for the entire year, with carbon sequestration making up more than half of the demand on nature.
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, August 12, 2015
Today is the Ecological Deficit Day for the United States
Today marks the date the United States has busted its annual ecological budget, utilizing more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can regenerate within the full year. The population of the United States is using twice the renewable natural resources and services that can be regenerated within its borders, according to the report, "State of the States: A New Perspective on the Wealth of Our Nation."
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, USA, July 14, 2015
China Is the World's Largest Contributor to Annual Growth in Natural Resource Demand
China is the world's largest contributor to annual growth in the demand for ecological resources and services, and has been for the last five years for which data is available, according to Global Footprint Network, a leading expert in natural resource accounting.
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, March 17, 2015
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Report: Non-Human Vertebrae Species Numbers Plummet
KABC, Los Angeles, October 31, 2016
Climate Change: Why Mediterranean Cities Need to Become Resource Efficient
Center for Mediterranean Integration, France, July 07, 2016
Five charts that explain who gets hit hardest by food price rises
Guardian, London, June 15, 2016
Constraints Rule a Finite Planet
Global Sustain, Athens, May 09, 2016
It's time to incorporate climate change risk into sovereign bond investments
ESG Magazine, London, March 10, 2016
Minister of Climate Change and Environment and international expert discuss ecological footprint state in UAE
Big News Network, UAE/ Australia, March 08, 2016
Jeder möchte der letzte sein, der das Spiel verliert
OYA, Germany, March 07, 2016
Climate Change Risk and Sovereign Bond Investments
Institutional Investor, New York, USA, January 25, 2016
Tips for living green in 2016
National Observer, Vancouver, Canada, January 10, 2016
Greece’s Other Deficit
Project Syndicate, Oakland, California, December 16, 2015
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