The Steady Stater

Overshoot Day: A Conversation with Laurel Hanscom

September 20, 2020 Brian Czech
The Steady Stater
Overshoot Day: A Conversation with Laurel Hanscom
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The Steady Stater
Overshoot Day: A Conversation with Laurel Hanscom
Sep 20, 2020
Brian Czech

Overshoot Day — the day when our resource consumption exceeds planetary capacity — fell on August 22 this year. In other words, we’re living on borrowed time and starting to pay the price with climate change, sea-level rise, and biodiversity loss. The date is calculated by the Global Footprint Network (GFN), a key ally in advancing the steady state economy. In this episode of The Steady Stater, Brian Czech interviews his first guest on the podcast, GFN CEO Laurel Hanscom.

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Overshoot Day — the day when our resource consumption exceeds planetary capacity — fell on August 22 this year. In other words, we’re living on borrowed time and starting to pay the price with climate change, sea-level rise, and biodiversity loss. The date is calculated by the Global Footprint Network (GFN), a key ally in advancing the steady state economy. In this episode of The Steady Stater, Brian Czech interviews his first guest on the podcast, GFN CEO Laurel Hanscom.