Earth Overshoot Day falls on 1 August this year - marking the point at which consumption exceeds the capacity of nature to regenerate

Earth’s resources consumed

Unsustainable consumption

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F

M

A

M

J

J

A

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O

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2018

Earth

Overshoot

Day

1 August 2018

2010

2000

1990

15 October 1988

1980

29 December 1970

1970

Earth’s resources consumed

Unsustainable consumption

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Dec

Nov

2018

Earth Overshoot Day

1 August 2018

2010

2000

1990

15 October 1988

1980

29 December 1970

1970