Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

Toddington - The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

15 Aug 2008 02:08:36

Using three planets worth of resources

According to WWF and BioRegional’s 'one planet future' campaign, if everyone consumed resources in the same quantities that the UK does, we would need three planets to support us.


Furthermore if we all consumed at the rate the USA consumes, we would need 5 planets.

On our current trajectory of global development, energy consumption is set to double by 2050, and by that time we will need at least three planets to sustain ourselves... So that gives us 40 years to find two more planets... one more planet in 20 years?

The reality is we only have one planet and need to make the most of what we have and become sustainable. We haven’t got time to waste - so its up to us to all make it happen!

Discussion Thread  


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

Related Items From Everyone

  1. Green Hotels Global Products & Services

    Online software and database of hotel carbon and water footprints, waste diversion, energy...

  2. VO4HOME's recent product trial, in conjunction with not-for-profit business support consultancy...

    05 Oct 2011
  3. Super Digital Inverter 4 Products & Services

    This energy efficient air conditioning unit is quicker, cheaper and more environmentally...

  4. auroSTOR Products & Services

    Twin coil unvented solar cylinder. Instant hot water with the auroSTOR cylinder.

  5. Recycled Glasses Products & Services

    Recycled wine glasses, goblets & glass tumblers. Made from recycled wine bottles and beer...

Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback


We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.