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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12306

30 July 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 11 / 21
SECTORAL POLICIES / Biodiversity
WWF urges EU to reduce its ecological footprint given early date of Earth Overshoot Day
Brussels, 29/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

‘Earth Overshoot Day’, the fateful date on which humanity is considered to have exhausted the Earth's annual budget of renewable resources, fell on Monday 29 July - the earliest date ever, WWF said on the same day.

According to the NGO, which calculates this date each year in cooperation with the Global Footprint Network, the cut-off has moved up by two months over the past 20 years. If EU consumption were the global norm, the Earth's annual budget would have been exhausted by May 10,...

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