Exponential times by the numbers

At present, humanity is on an unsustainable path toward a confluence of unprecedented and potentially unsurvivable crises UNLESS we initiate bold, new, transformative approaches and just, sustainable, EMERGENCY ACTION to reverse course — FAST!

Below are 3 sources of interest that attempt to express the immense scope of the challenges, and opportunities, we must all face now.

1) Did you know?


2) Running the numbers

Seattle-based Photographic Artist, Chris Jordan, looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics. Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: 15 million sheets of office paper (5 minutes of paper use); 106,000 aluminum cans (30 seconds of can consumption) and so on. Check out these incredible visualizations of our insane and unsustainable consumer society.  View Running the Numbers I and II.


3) Real-time world clock

The extent of humanity’s impact on the planet in actual numbers.


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