• Humanity Is Using Our Budget of Natural Resources Faster Than Ever Before

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Every year, the international research organization Global Footprint Network calculates how quickly the world's population is using the Earth's natural resources. Their results determine Earth Overshoot Day -the day humanity's usage of natural resources surpasses our allotted budget for that year.
    This year, Earth Overshoot Day falls on Aug. 1, the earliest date since we started falling into ecological debt in the 1970s, the organization says. (Last year, Earth Overshoot Day was just a day later, on Aug. 2). This means that for the remaining five months of 2018, humanity will be using more...
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