Presentation on theme: "Thriving Neighbourhoods on One Planet. Twenty years since the first world summit UN Rio+20 World Summit on Sustainable Development, June 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Thriving Neighbourhoods on One Planet
Twenty years since the first world summit UN Rio+20 World Summit on Sustainable Development, June 2012
“Our biggest challenge this new century is to take an idea that seems abstract – sustainable development – and turn it into a reality for the world’s people” Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, The Challenge
Creating a sense of place and community
Global Ecological Footprint Global Footprint Network
Our Ecological Budget 7 1.7
Footprints of different countries Global target hectares per person Mozambique -0.6 China South Africa UK Australia -7.0 USA - 9.6
Ecological Footprint - Lifestyles If everyone on earth had European patterns of consumption, we would need 3 planets to support us. If everyone had Australian lifestyles we would need 4 planets.
BedZED – making it easy to reduce footprint
Energy Saving SAVED
City Car Club and Electric Vehicles
SAVED Transport Saving
Waste Saving SAVED
Food Saving SAVED
Audit of BedZED
One Planet Principles
One Planet Sutton
With is being achieved now…..
A green growth economy
Melbourne - WestWyck
Working together…. To create places, products, services, policies to Make it is easy, attractive and affordable for people to lead happy and healthy lives within a fair share of the Earth’s resources.
Planetary Boundaries Climate Change Ozone Depletion Ocean Acidification Freshwater Cycle Land Use Nitrogen Cycle Phosphorus Cycle Biodiversity Loss