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Earth Overshoot Day came late this year

In 1961, Earth Overshoot Day in Europe took place on October 13th. This year, it took place five months sooner. Here is what the WWF is proposing to push it back where it belongs:

16/05/2019 14:32updated: 16/05/2019 17:29
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  • Θο Λ.
    24/05/2019 10:25

    what if europe was as densely inhabited as india or Bangladesh?

  • Георги К.
    24/05/2019 11:21

    BS stop scaring people to promote sertain politics... You are good in video making, afmirable yes but that apocaliptic thinking Will ruin humanity not the global warming.

  • DJtiago S.
    24/05/2019 11:47

    Stop having babies!!

  • Alexandru C.
    24/05/2019 12:25

    what if europe was as polluted as south-east asia?

  • Roumen P.
    24/05/2019 12:40

    Can you be a bit more specific about the natural resource that Europe is using up from the rest of the world?! Europe is self-sufficient in terms of food production, it's actually even one of the main food exporters. Europe is self-sufficient in terms of fish production and ocean products, and has one of the most sustainable fisheries laws. Europe has had the highest rate of forest growth for the last few decades. Plastic waste and waste in general is managed very well, mostly recycled. Europe is self-sufficient in terms of electricity production. Europe is self-sufficient in terms of steel production, it is in fact one of the main steel exporters. Europe is self-sufficient in terms of coal production. Probably the only major resource that Europe relies on the outside world for nearly half its consumption is petroleum and natural gas, but we have our good friend Russia (a big part of which is also in Europe, mind you) to supply the shortage. So, what is it that Europe consumes from the outside world?! And all that self-sufficiency is achieved with 10% of the world population living on just 7% of the land area!!! Europe is not a predator, Europe is a hero!

  • Elīza G.
    24/05/2019 12:47

    Europe the bad one? Really? Baltic States are one of the cleanest,have highest rait of forests and people farm there own land and grow there animals. And thats only baltic states. Look at Finland or switzerland in there ways of getting rid of waist. In Latvia there is electricity only from hydroelectric power stations and people are more and more using sun energy or wind.

  • Erich H.
    24/05/2019 12:56

    WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH FARMING LAND YOU FUCKING IMBECILES?

  • Paulo P.
    24/05/2019 13:13

    Why is there nuclear power plant in this video? Nuclear power plants are completely green power source. Its just steam coming out of chimneys.

  • Predrag B.
    24/05/2019 13:27

    I believe this numbers are true,but outcome is not.We are on verge of discovering safe and clean controllable fusion in next 20-30 years.That thing will be certainly game changer.We must span period of time needed for this discovery to happen with certain measures suggested here.

  • Alex B.
    24/05/2019 13:44

    Only Europe îs a predator🤣🤣

  • Samuel S.
    24/05/2019 15:27

    Nothing better for media image improvement than publishing nonsenses that no one can prove... 😎

  • Alis A.
    24/05/2019 15:51

    Of course, Europe is a culprit, and not China with its hunderds of coal burning power plants, hydroelectric dams which devastated local wildlife and ecosystems, with its air and water pollution and desertification. Murica (f*ck yeah) is neither the culprit with its fracking, exploiting oil from tar sands, with its huge gas gazzling trucks and pick-ups on the roads by hunderds of millions. But no, Europe is a main one to blame for global warming and climate change.

  • Adrian C.
    24/05/2019 17:43

    here we go again , scare people , push this agenda of apocalipse and on the other hand say that only certain political groups can fix it , (leftists).

  • Ivan G.
    24/05/2019 18:15

    This one is clearly high..

  • Česťa K.
    24/05/2019 19:14

    Why did they put for first few second warer cooling towers? Steam coming from them is not clean? 😁

  • Bogdan N.
    24/05/2019 21:39

    i can't believe some people are actually laughing at this...

  • Vlăduţ L.
    24/05/2019 23:06

    Can you stop blaming us again and again? 🤗😇 Don't like Europe? Leave Europe!

  • Corneliu S.
    25/05/2019 04:57

    Oh, good. Send all non-European immigrants back home and no longer accept any non-European immigrants at all. Problem solved.

  • Ovidiu R.
    25/05/2019 06:40

    right.. and US, India and China are what? a magic solar park and wind farm? go F yourself

  • Michal J.
    25/05/2019 07:08

    This video is a joke.