2019 National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts are out!

The 2019 edition of the National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts is out!

Here are some highlights: Humanity’s Ecological Footprint decreased between 2014 and 2016.The carbon Footprint accounts for 60% of the total Ecological Footprint.86% of the world’s population lives in a country with an ecological deficit. EXPLORE THE NEW DATA  Here is what changed in the 2019 edition: The calculations are based on 2016 data, giving us two years worth of data since last year’s edition. That’s because the delay in available data was shortened from three to two years due to improved United Nations’ data processes.The Accounts were produced under the close observation of students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies as part of our Ecological Footprint Initiative with York University in Toronto. SEE THE DETAILS  Watch the recording of our Launch Event Livestream on YouTube where we discussed solutions to balance the National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts with industry, local government, and civil society leaders.

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