Earth Overshoot Day: World’s 2019 resources ‘budget’ already spent

It has moved up by two months over the last 20 years and this year’s date of 29th July is the earliest ever

Earth Overshoot Day creeps forward to earliest point ever

This day marks the date each year humanity consumes a year’s worth of Earth’s resources

New partnership aims to move Earth Overshoot Day

A new global partnership aims to engage people around the world in climate awareness and move the date of Earth Overshoot Day. This is the date when humanity’s annual demand on the planet exceeds what can be regenerated – in 2017 it fell on the 2nd of August. Energy management specialist Schneider Electric and international […]

Earth Overshoot Day lands today!

Today marks the day when the planet has used up all its resources such as water, clean air and soils for the whole of 2017. The Global Footprint Network has calculated that ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ falls on 2nd August this year, claimed to be the earliest date yet. It suggests the world has used more […]