Mathis Wackernagel

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Name: Mathis Wackernagel
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

We've Already Used Up Our Ecological Budget For 2014, And It's Only August

We just maxed out our ecological budget for 2014. For the rest of the year, we'll be living in deficit to the environment, consuming more natural resources than the planet can regenerate. For the record, the exact date that we reached the limit was August ... [Published Fast Company - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

This Year's 'Ecological Debt' Has Begun

It's time for humanity to get out a pen to make out its annual IOU to the Earth.That's because Tuesday marks Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity has used up the carbon storing abilities and all the planet's natural resources that Earth can provide in ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Earth Overshoot Day: planet is now in ‘ecological deficit’

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 ByThe annual landmark means that the Earth is, for the rest of the year, ‘overdrawn’ in a state of ecological deficit, using more resources than can be sustainably maintained.The biggest contributor to this overspending is greenhouse ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy consumption puts planet in overdraft

Earth Overshoot Day arrives one day earlier than 2013, marking the date global consumption exceeds productionPic: Jennifer Woodard MaderazoBy Sophie YeoToday is Earth Overshoot Day. From now until the end of the year, the planet is operating in the r ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ecological Footprint Instrumental in Canadian Supreme Court’s Ruling

In a first for the Ecological Footprint and a native group in Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada supported the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s title over 1,900 square kilometers in British Columbia as part of a landmark decision announced in June.The historic ruling ... [Published Axis of Logic - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Four Sustainability Professionals Inducted into ISSP Hall of Fame

Launched in 2011, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals seeks to acknowledge individual contributions to the advance of sustainability. SocialFunds.com -- I consider it a marker of the growth of sustainability that until I received ... [Published Social Funds - Jun 02 2014]
First reported May 31 2014 - Updated May 31 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] WSJ: Matt Ridley: The World's Resources Aren't Running Out

But the most important resource is!Matt Ridley: The World's Resources Aren't Running Out http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304279904579517862612287156?mod=trending_now_1 April 25, 2014 7:47 p.m. ETEcologists worry that the world's resources ... [Published TranshumanTech - May 31 2014]

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Mathis Wackernagel, president of the Global Footprint Network, said: "global overshoot is becoming a defining challenge of the 21st century. it is both an ecological and economic problem."
For the very first time, the legal pundits acknowledged this physical reality. "my argument was accepted by consensus by both sides of the case. in fact, i didn't even have to appear in court to testify since there was no need for cross-examination" said Mathis Wackernagel, president of Global Footprint Network and lead author of the research report

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We've Already Used Up Our Ecological Budget For... [Published Fast Company - Aug 25 2014]
This Year's 'Ecological Debt' Has Begun [Published Common Dreams - Aug 20 2014]
Earth's resources in "ecological deficit" for r... [Published CBS News - Aug 19 2014]
Earth Overshoot Day: planet is now in ‘ecologic... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 19 2014]
Earth slips into 'ecological debt' [Published BT.com - Aug 19 2014]
Heavy consumption puts planet in overdraft [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 19 2014]
August 19th is Earth Overshoot Day: The date ou... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Earth’s annual ecological budget blown in just ... [Published Eco-Business - Aug 19 2014]
Ecological Footprint Instrumental in Canadian S... [Published Axis of Logic - Aug 12 2014]
Four Sustainability Professionals Inducted into... [Published Social Funds - Jun 02 2014]
[tt] WSJ: Matt Ridley: The World's Resources Ar... [Published TranshumanTech - May 31 2014]
Thoreau’s Body of Knowledge [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 03 2014]
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But the most important resource is!Matt Ridley: The World's Resources Aren't Running Out http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304279904579517862612287156?mod=trending_now_1 April 25, 2014 7:47 p.m. ETEcologists worry that the world's resources ...
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