ecoglobe Dépassement (Overshoot)
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"Dépassement" (Overshoot) veut dire que nous sommes allés trop loin.

Nous, l'espèce humaine, sommes allés trop loin.
Trop d'êtres humaines consomment trop de ressources - beaucoup plus que la planète peut supporter.
William R. Catton Jnr. explained humanity's overshoot situation in his 1982 book
Overshoot, The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change".

The front page includes the following definitions:

  • carrying capacity: maximum permanently supportable load.
  • cornucopian myth: euphoric belief in limitless resources.
  • drawdown: stealing resources from the future.
  • cargoism: delusion that technology will always save us from
  • overshoot: growth beyond an area’s carrying capacity, leading to
  • crash: die-off.

    The balances are maintained if a resource is not consumed at a higher rate than needed for regeneration.
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