Eco credit crunch Earth, 2030 two planets needed to keep up life
Eco credit crunch 2030
The financial crisis should be a warning to us. If we continue to live on the Earth Ecological credit, we need 2030 the equivalent of 2 planet resources to keep up our lifestyle. The way out is a sustainable VIDA-economy (vida=life) for business and agriculture.
UAE worst Eco footprint per person
How to establish the Eco credit line limit and payback for the rich to the Worldbank ? How to limit overpopulation of the Poor, that increases Eco credit demand with no chance to cash in (=hunger) ? How does the new Economy look like to work first time on a closed loop (surveillance of bandwith limits) system. Is there an example for a life sustaining economy, relating to the resources? The Pharaohs in Egypt had a agriculture - culture system worth to look at it, but not fitting for 10 bn people 2050.
Eco credit crunch 2030
The planet is headed for an ecological "credit crunch", according to a report issued by conservation groups. The document contends that our demands on natural resources overreach what the Earth can sustain by almost a third.
Eco credit natural capital
Food - Water - Energy
The report concludes that the reckless consumption of "natural capital" is endangering the world's future prosperity, with clear economic impacts including high costs for food, water and energy
The Living Planet Report is the work of WWF, the Zoological Society of London and the Global Footprint Network. It says that more than three quarters of the world's population lives in countries where consumption levels are outstripping environmental renewal.
Eco creditors (debtors) land sea forest waste
This makes them "ecological debtors", meaning that they are drawing - and often overdrawing - on the agricultural land, forests, seas and resources of other countries to sustain them.
Eco Footprint Explainer: TWO planets 2030
The "ecological footprint" - land and sea needed for the resources we use and the waste we produce- is 5.3 hectares per person for the UK. This is TWO PLANETS compared to the 2 hectares per person actually available for the global population
Water consumption footprint showed is far greater than people think, to produce one cow you need a train filled with water. The beef, sugar and cotton shirts water footprint comes along with 60% imported water footprint for the UK ( Beef imported etc.)
Planet resources 40% creditors: US & China
The countries with the biggest impact on the planet are the US and China, together accounting for some 40% of the global footprint.
Worst Eco inhabitant performers: US & UAE
The report shows the US and United Arab Emirates have the largest ecological footprint per person, while Malawi and Afghanistan have the smallest.
Best Eco performer: Afghanistan
Easy Calculator for Carbon footprint by amyjudd
Very easy to handle, car, home, flights, food per Country