According to estimates, the total combined consumption by all the human activity around the world is greater than the resources generated by the planet. In other words, every year, the Earth Overshoot Day is being reached earlier, and this overtakes the planet´s ability to generate those resources for that year. By October 1, 2000, all the resources of Mother Earth had been consumed. In 2015, it was by August 13. And last year, the Earth Overshoot Day was August 1.  

Social Entrepreneurship on the SDGs

March 4, 2019

According to estimates, the total combined consumption by all the human activity around the world is greater than the resources generated by the planet. In other words, every year, the Earth Overshoot Day is being reached earlier, and this overtakes the planet´s ability to generate those resources for that year. By October 1, 2000, all the resources of Mother Earth had been consumed. In 2015, it was by August 13. And last year, the Earth Overshoot Day was August 1.

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