New Science: Time to Step Away from the Ecological Footprint?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Indeed, according to the EF, many countries — from China to Montenegro to the United States — and the planet itself are in chronic and accelerating ecological overshoot. Image credit: Mikael Leppä /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions. Indeed top climate scientists and biologists are telling us that reaching zero emissions is not enough – we then have to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration from the current 394 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm (according to ) and thence to 300 ppm ( according to the latest science-informed ). tonnes CO2 per person.