It's August, And We've Already Maxed Out Earth's Resources For 2016
According to researchers who track countries' resource consumption, humans exceeded the planet's annual budget on Aug. 8.By Ryan Biek | August 10, 2016
We haven't even made it to the middle of August, and we've already used all of Earth's resources for the year. At least that's what one group of researchers thinks.
Global Footprint Network, an international climate research group, keeps track of the world's resources like a budget and monitors how much each country uses.