Global Footprint Network: Creating a One-Planet Future
On a finite planet with a growing population, and billions who aspire to (and deserve) a better life, Goal #12 is critical to achieving the basic conditions of sustainability.
Nobody is better at explaining this challenge in clear, quantitative, systemic terms than the folks at the Global Footprint Network. Their annual assessments make it abundantly clear that current patterns of resource use, production, consumption, and waste are deeply unsustainable. We are basically “using up the future.”