This year’s Earth Overshoot Day falls on the 29th of July, which means this year we need 1.75 Earths to support humanity’s demand on our planet’s ecosystems. On the 29th of July, we’ve used up all the resources we had to live sustainably.
Category: Climate and Disaster
‘The systems change that is needed will not be possible in the short space of time we have to address these problems, so the only other way forward is innovation.’
“From a drop of water that touched the Earth, the Pataxó tribe was born”. This indigenous tribe is grieving the loss of one of Brazil’s most important rivers, Paraopebas.
“The study has some bold recommendations. Steak-lovers will be disappointed to find yet another scientific paper laying out the negative health and environmental effects of meat consumption. Vegans will be delighted to find their vegetable, lentil and soy-rich diets vindicated…”
“Together with 30 scientists we are going to tell the world what they should be eating by 2050. This is a fairly audacious thing to do but its grounded on real evidence.”
“When the film team asked if they could stay with me and my family for a month to film, I said yes without any hesitation. But I had one condition: That I could also get a camera to tell my story…”
Can you recognize Copenhagen’s green areas in these photos? This summer, it became hard to ignore the effects of climate change.
The winning solution from the 2017 Global Health Case Challenge, on migrating women’s sexual and reproductive health.
Written by Kina Hiller Edited by Line Bager (@lbager87) & Sinéad O’Ferrall (@sineadOFGH) From 30…
Originally posted on the 23rd October 2014 via University Copenhagen IARU Sustainability Conference website and reposted with permission…