What is the Overshoot Day ? To understand what is the Overshoot Day, we must first understand the difference between ecological footprint and biocapacity. The ecological footprint is the land and sea surface needed to produce the resources we use. (food, wood, seafood ...) In addition, biocapacity is the biologically productive surface that is available to provide the goods … [Read more...] about 3 Questions / Answers About The Overshoot Day
With the energy transition, some rare metals have come to be indispensable to our new consumption modes. However, their extraction accelerates and becomes harmful for the planet. Indeed, their availability is no longer assured. Thus, we are becoming independent of hydrocarbon while we must prepare for an increase in dependence of metals. What are these rare metals … [Read more...] about Rare Metals : Pollution Key Figures
Today, we can say that the Internet has revolutionized our era. It gave us instantaneous information. But this upheaval has limits : it pollutes a lot. Even if it is virtual in appearance, it uses extremely polluting servers. If the Internet was a country, it would the 6th most polluting in the world. A real source of pollution The Internet uses … [Read more...] about Why is the internet polluting ?