Earth Overshoot Day 2018 is August 1, the earliest date since ecological overshoot started in the early 1970s

OAKLAND, CA, USA — JUNE 13, 2018 — On August 1, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international research organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint resource accounting metric. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s competing demands for productive areas, including for food, timber, fibers, carbon … Continue reading Earth Overshoot Day 2018 is August 1, the earliest date since ecological overshoot started in the early 1970s