Help up spread awareness of Earth Overshoot Day by sharing the posts below with your social networks. Click on the images to download a larger version and be sure you’re a part of the conversation by using #overshoot or #pledgefortheplanet. We welcome the opportunity to be tagged on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+.
Is your thermostat running hot or cold lately? #Pledgefortheplanet to invite the season into your home for a day by turning your thermostat up or down several degrees to save energy, and share a selfie showing you are dressed appropriately for the season outside! bit.ly/_pledge
It takes 14 times as much biologically productive land to produce 1 ton of beef than it takes to produce 1 ton of grain. Make Earth #Overshoot Day a Green Monday by eating plant based for the day and #pledgefortheplanet to host a vegetarian dinner party! bit.ly/_pledge
August 8 is Earth #Overshoot Day. Are you ready to help reverse the trend of overshooting our planet’s resources AND win a GoPro? #pledgefortheplanet today! To enter: (1) Choose and make pledges at bit.ly/29h334i, then (2) fulfill your pledge by sharing a photo and entering your story at arcg.is/29W9Ler. www.overshootday.org
It takes 1.6 earths to support humanity’s demand on nature, and we only have one. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than forests can sequester. www.overshootday.org #overshoot
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Is your country an ecological creditor or debtor? Watch as the map displays the changes from 1961 to 2012. #overshoot www.footprintnetwork.org/images/NFA2016_animated_creditor_debtor.gif