Le Jour du Dérèglement nous met-t-il sur la bonne piste ?

par Mathis Wackernagel, fondateur et President, Global Footprint Network Mathis Wackernagel Les Français ont désormais l’habitude. Chaque année à une date précise, les habitants de la planète sont informés qu’ils ont dépassé le budget écologique pour l’année. C’est le Jour... Read More

Ecotourism Footprint Calculator launches today

Riding horses in Camargue, France OAKLAND, CA, USA — OCTOBER 22, 2019 — Protected Areas and tour operators can now use an industry-specific online calculator to assess and manage the Ecological Footprint of ecotourism packages. Unveiled today at an event... Read More

The business case for one-planet prosperity

UPDATE: Read the op-ed by Mathis Wackernagel, founder and president of Global Footprint Network, and Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO and chairman of Schneider Electric, in the magazine Fortune.   Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day this July 29, Schneider Electric, the leader in... Read More

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29th, the earliest ever

Available in additional languages OAKLAND, CA, USA — JUNE 26, 2019 — On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological... Read More

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

"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