Why Should We Worry About Earth Overshoot Day? | SHE-ensya Lecture Series (Environment)


Hello Science Fans!

We had Earth Overshoot Day last July 29, 2021, and out of all environmental events — this is one that we are not supposed to celebrate.

In this video, we talk about what Earth Overshoot Day is, and the mechanisms that allow us to predict the day when we have consumed all renewable resources for the year. Each year, it seems we are making things worse but I hope we can still be hopeful and do our best to adjust!

If you want to learn about how our lifestyles consume Earth’s resources, then please watch this video!

And learn about how Earth Overshoot Day is calculated here: https://www.footprintnetwork.org/resources/data/

Thank you so much for dropping by!

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact me, your resident Filipina scientist, in the comments section below.

And remember, when in doubt, always use your (con)science!


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