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Humans use as much ecological resources as if we lived on 1.75 Earths. The Ecological Footprint is the only metric that compares the resource demand of individuals, governments, and businesses against what Earth can renew.

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Featured Blog Post

How will COVID-19 affect the date of Earth Overshoot Day 2020?

Humanity’s efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and the resulting economic slowdown, have reduced humanity’s Footprint. However, this is a far cry from the intentional changes we strive for. At Global Footprint Network, we envision a world where humanity transitions to one-planet compatibility by design rather than by disaster, so that all thrive within the... View Full Blog Post

Solutions to #MoveTheDate

Effective solutions to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day already exist.

We believe it is possible to speed up the launch of more projects around the world. How? By sharing knowledge of what works and bringing people together.  Explore and populate our new solutions platform, developed with the support of our Czech partner Mapotic.

How Many Earths?

How many Earths do we need if the world's population lived like...

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Dive into our FREE downloadable data file to find out and learn more about your country's Ecological Footprint and biocapacity! More ›

What future do we want?

By Mathis Wackernagel The radical slowdown of the global economy, due to humanity’s efforts to slow down the spread of...   More ›

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