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End the Tyranny of the American Morning Meal 2

Eggs. Bacon (maybe ham or sausage). Potatoes (hashbrowned only). Cereal (maybe oatmeal or grits). Fruit. Fruit juice. Pastries. Doughnuts. Bread (either toast or pancakes). This list, plus or minus, contains all of the basic ingredients in the average American breakfast. If you grew up in the US, chances are you’ve eaten some variation or preparation...

Published on Oct. 03, 2015

We used your caffeine addiction to explain our bad consumption habits

Stop whatever you’re doing — right now — because today is Earth Overshoot Day! Congratulations, citizen of the Earth: You’ve used all the resources that you were allotted for the year. With our current global consumption habits, we’re using way more resources than we have land to sustainably produce it — 1.6 Earths’ worth of resources, to be exact. According to calculations from Global Footprint Network, from this day to the end of 2015, we’re borrowing everything we use this year — be it fish or fossil fuels — from the future.

Published on August 23rd, 2015

We used your caffeine addiction to explain our bad consumption habits

End the Tyranny of the American Morning Meal

Stop whatever you’re doing — right now — because today is Earth Overshoot Day! Congratulations, citizen of the Earth: You’ve used all the resources that you were allotted for the year. With our current global consumption habits, we’re using way more resources than we have land to sustainably produce it — 1.6 Earths’ worth of resources, to be exact. According to calculations from Global Footprint Network, from this day to the end of 2015, we’re borrowing everything we use this year — be it fish or fossil fuels — from the future.

Published on August 23rd, 2015