Earth Overshoot Day is August 13

 

August 6, 2015 

GLOBE NEWSWIRE

Humans have already spent Earth's ecological budget for the year.

Earth Overshoot Day marks the approximate date when humans have used more of Earth's renewable resources than the planet can regenerate in a year. This year, Earth Overshoot Day lands on August 13. Earth Overshoot Day gets earlier each year, as we continue to demand more and more of our small planet. Fifteen years ago, in 2000, Earth Overshoot Day fell in October. 

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