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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 Earth's capacity for biological regeneration.

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New CEO Steven Tebbe means business

The former Managing Director of CDP Europe eyes deeper engagement with policy makers, corporate decision makers and financial markets to help accelerate sustainability and climate action across the board. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND and OAKLAND, CA — December 1st, 2022 — Global Footprint Network, home to the Ecological Footprint metric publicized on Earth Overshoot Day and a... View Full Press Release

Food security in a
world of overshoot

Those with higher incomes than others are more likely to be able to buy more from other countries than vice versa. More ›

2022: A year in review

Before we look forward to 2023, let’s look back at all that we achieved in 2022. We launched new tools...   More ›

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