Global Footprint Network

Humans consume the same amount of ecological resources as if we lived in 1.6 Planets.

This is the date when we exceed the resources that the Planet can generate, according to the Global Footprint Network.

Earth Overshoot Day poster

It has been named Overshoot Day, the day of excess. Meaning this is the day when humanity consumes all of the resources that the Earth is able to generate in a year, and therefore, we surpass the limit.