Declare what you want to see (and possibly help make) happen to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day to December 31 or later before 2050! It’s as easy as posting a 15-second video selfie on your favorite social media.
- Create your own video selfie
- Post it on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook,…) with the hashtag #MoveTheDate and @EndOvershoot tag.
I am [Mathis].
I will be [88 / in my 80s] in 2050.
I want… [come up with your own sentence OR feel free to borrow from suggestions below:]
…my city to be car-free
…my city to have houses that are self-powered
…all electricity and fuel to come from renewable sources only
…my country to have efficient trains that get me places – even overnight
…food waste to be a thing of the past
…deserts to be turned into edible forest gardens
…my food to grow in a soil that’s alive with healthy, beneficial microorganisms
…to live in a world where small family farmers make a good living while caring for the land and natural ecosystems
…to live in a world that supports small families so all kids have a future
…to live in a world where all girls and women have access to education
…to live in a world where all women and men have fair and equal opportunities to make a living
…my country not to run an ecological deficit
…my country to treat nature more thoughtfully than we treat financial markets today