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Earth Overshoot Day Archives - Office of Sustainability

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Director’s Corner: Humanity’s growing ecological footprint: “the only measure which tracks how much nature we have – and how much nature we use.”

“If we did to our bank account what we have been doing to the Earth’s natural capital we would have been bankrupt long ago.” ~Christina Figueres, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Frameworks Convention on Climate Change Planet Earth has over eons generated a vast endowment of natural capital, which the…
Mike Kensler
January 9, 2020
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A Debt Worth Repaying

We live in a time and place where we continually hear our leaders talking of the need to reduce the national deficit; how we must learn to live within our means, and make the tough choices now to ensure future generations don’t inherit mountains of debt that strip them of…
Amy Strickland
August 13, 2015