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Delhi restaurants are moving towards a plastic-free future
Aug 01, 2018 16:07
On Earth Overshoot Day, we see the environmentally-hazardous plastic going out of the cafes in the Capital, and eateries and hotels going for innovative replacements—paper and steel straws, jute bags and wooden cutlery.
Earth overshoot day: Today the planet runs out of natural resources
Aug 01, 2018 13:25
Next year, if actions are not taken to reverse the trend, the date will be in July, just seven months into the year.
Earth set to run out of resources two days sooner this year, says study
Jul 24, 2018 08:05
The day is marked as Earth Overshoot Day, illustrating the point at which the consumption of resources such as carbon, food, water and wood exceeds the capacity of nature to regenerate.
If everyone lived like Americans we would need 5 earths
Aug 02, 2017 11:09
Earth Overshoot Day marks the day when human’s use of resources for that year reaches unsustainable levels. The use of resources after this a burden on the planet.
Earth will have used up its allowance of resources for 2017 by next week: Report
Jul 25, 2017 23:56
The equivalent of 1.7 planets would be required to produce enough to meet humanity’s needs at current consumption rates.