August 19, 2020

22 August, Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day (EOD) is'the date on which humanity's resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth's capacity to regenerate those resources that year'.

By the end of 22 August, humanity will have used up all of the renewable natural resources —water, soil and clean air —that the planet can replenish in 2020. After today we will be living on credit for the remainder of this year.

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