2018 No. 2 : Consumer Society vs. Sustainability

This lecture examines the crisis created by the un-sustainability of our consumer-based economy and society.

Lecture 2 Google Slides

Here are the links for the TED talks. Please select the subtitle language that works best for you (challenge: watch with English subtitles!)

Homework:

Calculate your global footprint.

Ecological Footprint Quiz

How many earths do we need if everybody lived like you? Leave your answer in the reply below.

18 thoughts on “2018 No. 2 : Consumer Society vs. Sustainability

  1. Based on the Ecological Footprint Quiz that if everyone lived like me, they would need 4.3 Earths and the Earth Overshoot Day is 26 March.

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  2. I was so surprised when i saw the result of test.
    If everyone lived like me , we would need 3.8 earths.
    Actually I live in very small room which is 9m2 and always ride bicycle.
    Moreover, my personal Earth overshoot day is 8th of April.

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