Today is Earth Overshoot Day.

Today, we used up all the resources which Earth can produce this year. The resources of Earth, used after this day, are unsustainable.

Today is only 64% of the way through the year.

We need to fix this.

And no, to be clear, the problem is not overpopulation because Earth is not overpopulated.

The problem is a handful of rich countries spending a century building a culture filled with cheap disposable commodities, powered by setting fire to irreplaceable resources and oppression of those more vulnerable. Because a few people decided it was profitable, and lots of others didn't argue because it was convenient.

The problem is that humans are greedy and wasteful, and we need to stop.

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@InvaderXan

We can all live sustainably on the planet in a way that allows everyone to have a dignified existence. But it has to be our first priority. Overpopulation is the dog whistle of genocidal maniacs.

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