Earth Overshoot Day Current Affairs, GK & News
“Earth Overshoot Day” was observed on 22nd August. The international research organization Global Footprint Network, which is also a partner organization of the New Economics Foundation observes the day every year. What is the significance of the day? Earth Overshoot Day is observed to indicate the human’s demand for resources in the earth exceeds the ..
2018 Earth Overshoot Day will fall on August 1, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in early 1970s. It is date when humanity annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate over the entire year. It is calculated by Global Footprint Network and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Key Facts This year ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
Ecological Debt Day is also known as “Earth Overshoot Day“. It refers to the calendar date in which the total resources consumed by humanity will exceed the capacity for the Earth to generate those resources that year. It is calculated by WWF and Global Footprint Network. The first Ecological Debt Day was observed on December ..
Topics: Earth Overshoot Day • Ecological debt • Environmental impact assessment • Global Footprint Network • Human ecology • Human overpopulation • Natural environment • Nature • Overshoot • Population ecology • Sustainability • Waste minimisation