Research

Ecobytes: What difference do electric vehicles truly make?

This blog post is part of the Ecobytes series, where we explore interesting topics from Ecological Footprint and biocapacity data conducted and authored by our wonderful interns. This week, Meghan Pletsch dives into data on electric vehicles. Meghan is a... Read More

Ecobytes: Beef and Brazil’s declining biocapacity

This blog post is part of the Ecobytes series, where we explore interesting topics from Ecological Footprint and biocapacity data conducted and authored by our wonderful interns. This week, Camille Kawawa-Beaudan dives into data on Brazilian beef. Camille, a recent... Read More

72%

72% of the world population live in countries faced with a precarious situation. These countries both (1) run a biological resource deficit (where demand for biological resources exceeds regeneration) and (2) generate less than world-average income, limiting their ability to... Read More

Mathis vs. Malthus:

Can countries escape the resource trap?

By Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D. Humanity has achieved so much, including rising longevity around the world, hyper-connectivity, easy and cheap access to information, incredibly safe mobility. Yet there are critical arenas in which progress is so slow that it is starting... 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