Thursday, May 1, 2008

More than just imprints ...


Here's a serendipitous tag for you - footprints. Not the footprints-in-the-sand variety, but the imprint you leave on the planet as a result of resources consumed and wastes generated. The ecological overshoot that our lifestyles are generating is cause for much concern, and in fact the real starting point for sustainability action.

Forget global warning or CO2 emissions. To reduce our footprints, what information would you need? What decisions would you have to take? How can everyone be involved - rich and poor? What solutions - technology and skills - are out there? What can businesses and consumers do?

Read more about footprints at: http://www.gdrc.org/uem/footprints/index.html