First, the bad newsPosted: November 5, 2008
The just-released Living Planet Report from the World Wildlife Fund – which details humanity’s ecological footprint – has drawn an alarming conclusion: left unchecked, our current standard of living will require an extra planet to sustain us by 2030.
The demands on our planet’s resources are clearly unsustainable. And this is not a long term issue; it is happening here and now. The average year 7 student will be my age by then. From our species’ perspective, this is right around the corner.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Importantly, there are plenty of things we can do to help. Some of the links below will get you started:
Every little bit we do to reduce your impact on the demand for non-renewable resources is important. The organisations above are all able to provide useful, practical advice to live more sustainably.