"Why study for a future, which may not be there?"

By Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., Co-founder and president, Global Footprint Network Greta Thunberg stunned the COP Climate Conference in Poland in December 2018 with her clarity and honesty. Just 15 years old, she told the UN—”You say you love your children... Read More

2018 Highlights

As we greet the New Year, we look back at 2018 with gratitude. It has been a year of profound transformation and record impact. The 13th Earth Overshoot Day, on August 1st, received 3 billion media impressions in more than... Read More

5 ways to be Footprint-friendly this Holiday Season

The Holidays are a time to express gratitude for the ones we hold dear. We often show our appreciation through the act of gift giving, a special tradition that highlights the value of selflessness. However, as all Footprint Champions know,... Read More

Lagoa, Portugal, publicizes city Footprinting project results

The meeting took place at the beautiful Convento de San José. On October 27, Alessandro Galli, Global Footprint Network director of the Mediterranean program, was in Lagoa, Portugal, as the city publicly released the findings of its first-ever Ecological Footprint... Read More