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Earth Overshoot Day. What is it and why do we need it?

Aerial view of Earth – Earth Overshoot Day.

Earth Overshoot Day: We’ve not been living within Earth’s means since the early 1970s. Image: Unsplash/NASA

Andrea Willige
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
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Earth Overshoot Day 1971-2023.
Earth Overshoot Day fell on 2 August in 2023. Image: Earth Overshoot Day

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How can the world push back the date when the balance of biocapacity and human consumption tips? Image: Earth Overshoot Day
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