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Earth Overshoot Day: What it is and why it keeps arriving earlier

28 July marks this year’s Earth Overshoot Day. Image: Unsplash/NASA

Felix Richter

Data Journalist, Statista

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This chart shows the historical dates of Earth Overshoot Day from 1970 to 2022.
Earth Overshoot Day arrives earlier every year. Image: Statista
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