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What We Do


Earth Overshoot Outreach


Connecting The Dots of Our Ecological Footprint

Earth Overshoot is a nonprofit working to educate the public about the relationship between consumption, unsustainable global population growth and the degradation of our planet. We do so in a variety of ways, each of which helps us confront the centuries of social, governmental and economic obstacles that have prevented us from acknowledging our human impact crisis. Here are some of the ways Earth Overshoot is helping communities understand and address the causes  and a path to a sustainable future.


Training Local Leaders and Overshoot Activists to Engage Their Communities.

Local Chapters: Our “boots-on-the-ground” Chapter Leaders are given the tools and information they need to give presentations, speak at local and regional events and advocate for important environmental causes affecting their community. We provide information online as well as face-to-face training via teleconference to ensure all of our leaders are equipped with the information they need to take action in their communities.

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Educating Citizens on the Adverse Effects of Overshoot

Earth Overshoot is all around you. We travel the country and the world physically and virtually to give educational presentations at conferences, town halls, schools and civic organizations to ensure sustainability remains central to the discussion as we define the human impact crisis and what it entails.


Pushing Governmental Leaders Toward Positive Change.

Earth Overshoot is dedicated to redefining the narrative that our environmental catastrophes are exclusively linked to managing resource consumption. 

We work to ensure leaders of governments from around the world have the information and tools they need to assess their country’s sustainability, giving them a information to ensure a better balance between population size, resource consumption and natural resource availability.

As part of that effort, we provide lawmakers and private citizens with ideas that can be implemented at a family, local, state or federal level to create meaningful change. Click here to learn more.

Help Earth Overshoot spread our message of improving human health and the natural world by donating​ or volunteering.

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Click here to find out about Earth Overshoot's dynamic virtual or in-person presentations and workshops.