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Measuring Wealth in Footsteps

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Mediterranean’s Worst Eco-Debtor Not in the Middle East (Yet)

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Its carbon footprint will also grow exponentially. Does that mean Middle Eastern nations bordering the sea are environmentally savvy consumers?

Hilton Hotels to Share Food Waste in Hungry Egypt

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Hilton Worldwide has launched a pilot program to distribute surplus food to community organizations that feed the poor in Egypt. since 2009.

Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

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Global Footprint’s data show that human consumption of resources is outpacing the planet’s biocapacity to support. But is it realistic?

Consuming Our Year's Resources 133 Days Too Soon This Year


According to the Global Footprint Network and WWF''s Living Planet Report,today is Earth Overshoot Day. WWF and

Editor of Arabic Environmental Magazine Scoops Top Eco Prize.

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The prize will be handed out next week in a ceremony in Dubai. It is believed to be one of the most prestigious environmental prizes worldwide.

A Story at the Heart of the Conservancy

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Follow Giulio on Twitter at @G_Boccaletti and learn more about our work at I recently learned about Gloria Hollister.

How to Shrink the Economy without Crashing It: A Ten-Point Plan

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We know this because Global Footprint Network, which methodically tracks the relevant data, informs us that humanity is now using 1.5 The human economy is currently too big to be sustainable. Earths’ worth of resources. But we cannot do this for long. This may in fact be the most likely path forward. Read more: [link].

Latest tests confirm increased energy generation of Evance small wind turbine

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Evance has a global footprint of over 1000 installations helping home owners, schools, farmers and businesses to become green energy producers.

Degrowth Provides Alternatives to Global Consumer Culture


If everyone lived like the average American, according to the Global Footprint Network, the Earth could sustain only 1.7 billion people—a quarter of today’s population—without undermining the planet’s physical and biological systems.

Evance R9000 off-grid system provides farm with round-the-clock energy

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Evance has a global footprint of over 1,600 installations helping farmers, home owners, businesses and schools to become green energy producers.

Small wind turbines ride out recent Atlantic storms

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Evance has a global footprint of over 800 installations helping farmers, schools, businesses and home owners to become green energy producers.

Small wind turbines helping Scottish households escape the fuel poverty trap

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Evance has a global footprint of over 800 installations helping farmers, schools, businesses and home owners to become green energy producers.

Moving Beyond GDP

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The two discuss why they launched Global Footprint Network, and why the work is more relevant now than ever. “It’s link].

What's the Economy for, Anyway? (film chapters)

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Watch online at: [link] Film Chapters Additional Resources by Chapter Act One - Introduction Like the film? Can Working Families Ever Win?” Say What?

New Finance Package to help UK Schools harness wind power

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This is a further demonstration of the School’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Evance Wind Turbines, a world leading manufacturer of small wind turbines, is dedicated to helping customers capture and use wind power to reduce both energy bills and carbon footprint. tonnes of CO2 a year.

Measure Your Ecological Footprint

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Let’s start with your ecological footprint and biocapacity. global hectares available per person on a renewable basis. Earths.”.


Online Resources for Low-Carbon Energy and Development

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to calculate their carbon footprints to get customized advice on managing their impact. It is used by tens of thousands of people worldwide.

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly than Expected in 2011

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The global economy grew 3.8 Developing Asia was responsible for 25 percent of global economic output in 2011. percent in 2010.

Today is Ecological Debt Day


Today is the day when the world's population has used up the earth's annual capacity to support us, according to the Global Footprint Network. Last year it fell on Oct 11. Of course, some are taking more than their fair share

Training manuals and education resources on sustainability

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Through the Ecological Footprint framework, educators learn how to help students understand cumulative environmental impacts. Redefining Progress developed the Ecological Footprint Teacher’s Manual to make this curriculum available for self-paced training. Global Learning Inc. The Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plans The U.S.

Creating the future we want

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This understanding must in turn lead to a vision and strategy to achieve global sustainable development employing specific measures and commitments.

Is Population a Problem?

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According to the California think tank the Global Footprint Network, we first overdrew our accounts in 1983, when our population of 4.7

To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

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Brown Eric de Place, Senior Researcher, Sightline Institute Two words -- “cap” and “dividend” – can get us off oil; end our global warming pollution; and funnel money from the wealthy to the middle class. Transform the global economy from a vicious cycle to a virtuous cycle, using a Green Deal to boot up the restoration economy. A U.S.