Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), previously known as Ecological Debt Day (EDD), is the date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources that year. In 2016 we got there the soonest ever August 8th.
A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (take, make, waste) The circular economy is an economic system that is an innovation engine that is Elegant, Economic, Ecological, and Equitable. Listen to U.S. Green Building Council Leadership Award winner William McDonough. View video here. https://youtu.be/_11taYfzzR4
The largest emitters contribute a majority of global emissions. The top 10 emitters contribute 72 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The energy sector contributes more than 75 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. China 25.36% US 14.4% EU 28 10.16% India 6.9% Russia 5.6% Japan 3.11% Brazil 2.34% Indonesia 1.76% Mexico 1.67% Iran 1.65% […]