Planetary Emergency Plan 2.0

Planetary Emergency Plan 2.0

The Planetary Emergency Plan 2.0, updated to include insights from the covid-19 global pandemic, makes the case that we are unequivocally in the midst of a planetary emergency. The plan provides ten commitments to protect the global commons and public goods as well...

Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch

Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. COVID-19 has caused humanity's Ecological Footprint to contract, pushing the date of Earth Overshoot Day...

Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch Event

Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch Event

The Club of Rome & Global Footprint Network look forward to hosting a (virtual) European launch event on the occasion of Earth Overshoot Day - Register here. About this Event Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and...

Finding a Way

Finding a Way

Will Peoples’ Responses to the Emergencies of the Coming Decades be Warm? Or Cold? by Nora Bateson & Mamphela Ramphele; First published in Medium.com The crises of the moment do not need further description here. Suffice to say that the complexity of the...

Prospects for a World of Declining GDP

Prospects for a World of Declining GDP

Our human species has lived on this earth for about 15,000 generations. Until 1750 there was essentially no growth in GDP per person. For 300,000 years average people experienced no overall improvement in welfare during their lifetimes. Only during the past 15...

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