Extra planets required!

According to a New Economics Foundation report, Britain went into ecological debt on Sunday, 15th April this year; i.e. the date when the country in effect overshot its own resource base and began relying on other countries to satiate its appetites… If all the other countries in the world consumed resources at the same rate as those of us in Britain, we humans would need to have 3.1 extra planets available for our plundering.

Advertisements

One Response to “Extra planets required!”

  1. Living beyond our means « Sumptuous World Says:

    […] When approached at a national level, then the calendar dates are different; the UK, apparently, already went into debt in April of this year. […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: