William Reese: "Warning To the People of Earth"

Wed, 2010-11-03 17:49Brendan DeMelle
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William Reese: "Warning To the People of Earth"

Here is a new documentary worth watching compiling the lectures and planetary warning issued by William Rees, the co-creator of the Eco-Footprint concept and Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Rees has measured humanity’s use of the planet’s resources, and has concluded - not surprisingly - that humans are using more resources than the planet can supply us with sustainably.

Check out this 29-minute documentary compilation of his lectures, and a summary of his warning.

Warning To the People of Earth from Bruce Mohun on Vimeo.

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