Power of Possibility

We are entering a ‘storm’ of climate change and biological resource constraints. The earlier companies, cities, and countries plan ahead and prepare themselves for the predictable future, the better their chance of thriving.

There is immense power of possibility in the many existing solutions (below) that are ready to be deployed at scale. With them, we can make ourselves more resilient and #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day.

Leading up to Earth Overshoot Day, the Power of Possibility platform highlights many ways we can improve our resource security in five key areas (healthy planet, cities, energy, food, and population).

Click to explore how solutions can #MoveTheDate

Slow Food

Low impact Macagn cheese production

Slow Food

Local breed conservation through small-scale farming

Slow Food

Preserving indigenous pig breeds


Nomadic pastoralism

Food waste prevention legislation

Plant-based meals in school canteens


Circular Companies: Recycling and Refurbishing


Rural Solar Power and Microgrids

solar panels on house roof

Atmos Financial

Financing Decarbonization

Land Stewardship for Low Impact Beef Production

Improved Emissions Standards for Trucks

aerial view passive house for the elderly in spain

Residencia de Ancianos

Passive House for the Elderly

Water and Wastewater Services

Building Retrofits – Multi-family housing

Eberhard AG

Low-Carbon Circular Concrete

world map with pins on it

Vacation Closer to Home

Burning Methane

Smart Cities

eco data center

EcoDataCenter, the world’s first climate-positive data center

close up of growing rice grains

Improved Rice Production

humanscapes habitat

Humanscapes Habitat

Sustainable and Integrated Urban Living

Circular Fashion

Community-Centered Conservation

End single use plastics

smart homes

Smart and Sustainable Homes

Tree Plantations

paper money in different currencies

Carbon Pricing

construction waste recycler

Eberhard AG

Construction Waste Recycler

Tree Intercropping

Batonga Foundation

Girl’s and young women’s leadership clubs

Peatland Protection and Rewetting

windmills and cows

Onshore Wind Turbines

infill housing

Infill Housing Development

Building retrofits – Single-family housing

High Performance Glass

Urban Trees


Building Electrification


Clean Cookstoves

wine and grapes with valley in background

The Alliance for Carbon Neutrality: Siena

Carbon Neutral Cities

man biking in Calanques National Park, France

DestiMED Plus

Mediterranean Ecotourism

Egyptian Smart Grid

Lending Libraries

Managed Grazing

guimaraes portugal city castle view

Guimarães, Portugal

Municipal Footprint-driven Development Strategies

Refrigerant Management

Cool Roofs

Distributed Solar

Dandelion Africa

Mobile Backpack Nurses – Women’s Health


Blending Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Green New Deal

woman harvesting lettuce in short chain food system


Fostering short-chain food systems in the Mediterranean

Compact Superblocks

Slowing down cargo ships

Reduced Work Week

Offshore Wind Turbines

Nordbahntrasse, Northern Railway Line

Geothermal Power

Electric Vehicles

close up photo of cotton

Fashion promoting organic natural fibers

Efficient Cooking

Smart Energy Bus Depot

Regenerative Annual Cropping

Lowering speed limits

clothes hanging on a clothesline

Air Drying Laundry

pizza on a plate

Meatless Mondays

lamp with LED bulb

LED Lighting in Households

Battery Technology & Energy Storage Systems

Green hydrogen

People, Bees, and Trees

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation

Biodiversity Conservation in our Neighborhoods

Climate Appropriate Clothing


Renewable energy

15-Minute City

Smart meters and dynamic pricing

Congestion pricing in cities

laptop video conferencing

Replace business travel with video conferencing

tropical forest

Restore and protect tropical forests

Reuse and recycle furniture and furnishings

High Speed Rail


male and female birth control methods

Women’s and girl’s reproductive health

Reforming parking in cities

Electric Heat Pumps

Traditional building design

Energy efficient household appliances

woman looking at clothes on rack

Giving clothing a longer life

Cargo Bikes

Shift towards a plant-based diet

Green Roofs

view of market on the street

Eating local

row of parked bicycles near street

Bicycle Infrastructure

Center for Biological Diversity

Endangered Species Condoms

Food Waste

Low Energy Office Park IntenCity

mangrove aquaculture

Global Nature Fund

Integrated Mangrove Aquaculture