Local procurement is key to a brighter, more hopeful future, and the reduction of carbon and ecological footprints. Here’s why: Firstly, the science says we have eight years to stop greenhouse gas emissions. Business models have to adapt to reflect… Continue Reading →
Today, July 29, is the date in 2019 on which humanity’s consumption of natural resources exceeds the planet’s ability to provide it. Earth Overshoot Day is calculated by our partners the Global Footprint Network as if, at the beginning of… Continue Reading →
From the middle of May next month when ‘One Planet’ Cities is launched, a campaign will start to persuade cities, towns and communities to declare #oneplanet status that allows them to plan & track a path into the safe and… Continue Reading →
Wales is pioneering a route to a ‘one planet’ country with this legislation. The following is a much compressed summary of the case study in the forthcoming book One Planet Cities. Download a PDF of this article here: Wales Future… Continue Reading →
I’m thrilled that my important new book, ‘One Planet’ Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, will be out next May. It addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking… Continue Reading →
Humanity’s ecological footprint may have leveled off after decades of consistent increase, according to new data released last week by the Global Footprint Network. Mathis Wackernagel, founder and CEO of Global Footprint Network, speaking in an interview with me from… Continue Reading →
What is one planet living? Watch a video of my talk at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience!
The last post in this series looked at the vital role of ecological footprinting in ensuring that our individual actions are truly sustainable – i.e. within the limits of what the Earth’s resources can provide. This is called ‘one planet’… Continue Reading →