A novel coronavirus forced the world to slow down in 2020, leading to a 9.3% reduction of humanity’s Ecological Footprint. This turn of events was unforeseen and took us all by surprise. It also took lives. Even more livelihoods were destroyed, causing intense and widespread suffering.
Tragedy is not to be confused with sustainability. Sustainability requires careful design so that all can thrive within the ecological means of Earth. In this context, will you declare what you want to see (and possibly help make) happen in order to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day to December 31 or later before 2050? It’s as easy as posting your 15-second video selfie on your favorite social media!
- Create your own video selfie
- Post it on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook,…) with the hashtag #MoveTheDate and @EndOvershoot tag.
I am [Mathis].
I will be [88 / in my 80s] in 2050.
I want… [come up with your own sentence OR feel free to borrow from suggestions below:]