Ecological Footprint

Humanity’s Ecological Footprint contracted between 2014-2016

But the respite may be short-lived, according to more recent carbon emissions data. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 25, 2019—The 2019 edition of the National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts tracks the Ecological Footprint and biocapacity of all countries, using U.N. data, from... Read More

Le Jour du Dépassement de la France tombe le 5 mai

OAKLAND, États-Unis, 5 Mai 24, 2018 – Si l’humanité menait le style de vie des Français, le Jour du Dépassement Planétaire serait aujourd’hui, selon Global Footprint Network, un organisme de recherche international. Le Jour du Dépassement Planétaire est la date... Read More

Saint Louis Climate Summit

Dr. Mathis Wackernagel is a panelist on Whole Earth Systems at the St. Louis Climate Summit. Panelists will discuss effects of the destruction of natural resources, as a result of climate change, on the world and our economic models. The... Read More

Three Visualizations of Footprint Trends, 1961-2014

We used the Google data platform to create visualizations of three trends from our new National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts 2018 Edition, which launched Monday, April 9, in Europe and will launch Monday, April 16, in the United States. In... Read More

Has humanity’s Ecological Footprint reached its peak?

Humanity’s total Ecological Footprint—a measure of global demand for natural resources—remained virtually constant in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new data released by Global Footprint Network today at an event at Oxford University. In another positive sign, the global... Read More

5 Things you didn't know about Ireland

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! With Ireland on our minds, we wanted to share a few Footprint facts about the Emerald Isle. We would need 2.8 planets if everyone in the world used natural resources at the same rate as Ireland.... Read More