NEW STUDY: The social shortfall and ecological overshoot of nations

The Doughnut Economics [Doughnut Economics] offers a vision of what it means for humanity to thrive in the 21st century – and Doughnut Economics explores the mindset and ways of thinking needed to get us there. First published in 2012 in an Oxfam reportby Kate Raworth, the concept rapidly gained traction internationally, from the UN General Assembly to the Occupy movement.

A new study, entitled ‘The social shortfall and ecological overshoot of nations'[The social shortfall and ecological overshoot of nations] led by Andrew Fanning, DEAL‘s [DEAL] Data Analysis & Research Lead, together with co-authors Dan O’Neill, Jason Hickel, and Nicolas Roux. The study, published in the journal Nature Sustainability, marks an important advance for Doughnut Economics research by tracking nations’ progress over time in terms of both meeting basic needs and respecting environmental limits in 148 countries since 1992.

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2018 TED talk by Kate Raworth