On July 29, 2019, we will have used as much from nature as our planet can renew in the whole year.

We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than forests can sequester.

Take Steps to #MoveTheDate

GOOD NEWS FLASH: The world is on the cusp of positive change. In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, now is the time to move into action! Join our campaign #MoveTheDate.

Step 4: Streamline your wardrobe

Step 2: Commute Social

Step 3: Dive into Data


Step 1: Eat a plant-based diet

Step 5: Reduce food waste

Step 6: Nurture nature

Step 7: Challenge your city leaders

Step 8: Start a footprint conversation

Step 9: Travel with eco-sensibility

Creating a Sustainable World

Click to explore projects to reduce the Ecological Footprint to create a future where people and planet thrive.


Calculate Your Footprint

Measure your Ecological Footprint and learn how you can reduce it.

Watch our Earth Overshoot Day Video