Footprints

Statistics Netherlands just published an amazing interactive visualisation of the Carbon Footprint. This footprint calculates the emissions (in terms of CO2-equivalents) connected with a personal consumption pattern compared to the average Dutch person.

Some time ago Statistics Switzerland published some information about the Ecological Footprint. This footprint provides highly aggregated, absolute figures indicating just how large human demand is compared to the regenerative capacity of nature.

And here’s the world wide view (2007):