Earth Overshoot Day is a campaign marking the date in the year when humanity has used more of earth’s natural resources than the planet can renew annually.
This year Earth’s Overshoot was on August 1st. This means we’re using earth’s resources 1.7 times faster than the planet produces them.
This date is getting earlier and earlier each year. At this rate, we’ll need two planet earths to keep up with our consumption by 2030.
In short, humanity’s ecological footprint is big and is getting bigger.
Earth Overshoot Day are asking for people across the world to #movethedate.
At Bulb, we think it’s important to help our members understand the environmental impact of their home energy usage.
By simply switching to a renewable energy supplier, you can contribute to reducing carbon emissions and increase demand for renewables in the future. Win-win.
We’ve updated the fuel mix page on our website so you can see how much carbon you could save by switching. And how much sun, wind and water we use to fuel your homes.
We’d love to hear what else you are doing to help #movethedate