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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
Russia is the Most Populous Nation With Increasing Renewable Natural Resource Reserves, According to New Footprint Report
Russia ranks fourth in the world among nations with the most biocapacity and is uniquely positioned as the only nation with increasing biocapacity reserves, according to a report released Oct. 13 by WWF-Russia in Moscow. Press Release in Russian
WWF-Russia, Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, October 16, 2014
Science Article Shows More Investment Needed to Reach 2020 Biodiversity Targets
A new study published in Science today and co-authored by Global Footprint Network’s researchers reveals that, despite some progress, more needs to be done to reach an internationally agreed set of biodiversity targets by 2020.
Science, Oakland, CA, October 02, 2014
Living Planet Report 2014 Release
Humanity’s demand on the planet is more than 50 percent larger than what nature can renew, jeopardizing the well-being of humans as well as populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish, according to data released today by Global Footprint Network, WWF and the Zoological Society of London.
Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA, September 29, 2014
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National Observer, Vancouver, Canada, January 10, 2016
Greece’s Other Deficit
Project Syndicate, Oakland, California, December 16, 2015
Cloughjordan: Inside Ireland’s only ecovillage
Irish Times, Ireland, December 11, 2015
Mediterranean Brief Media Coverage
Various Sources, International, November 18, 2015
La seguridad de los recursos se esta transformando en un parametro de exito economico
El Mercurio, Chile, October 17, 2015
The Elephant in the Room: Capitalism and Sustainable Development
Counter Punch, United States, October 16, 2015
Aquino adviser Acosta meets with enviro think tank in California
Inquirer.net, United States, September 19, 2015
Earth Overshoot Day 2015 Media Coverage
Various Sources, United States, August 20, 2015
Ecological Debt's Hidden War Increases Tensions in the Mediterranean Area
Renewable Matter, Italy, July 17, 2015
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