Mathis Wackernagel is co-creator of the Ecological Footprint and President of Global Footprint Network. He has promoted sustainability on six continents and lectured at more than 100 universities.
Dr. Wackernagel is a Visiting Professor at Cornell University. He received the 2011 Zayed International Prize for the Environment, an honorary doctorate from the University of Berne in 2007, a 2007 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, a 2006 WWF Award for Conservation Merit, and the 2005 Herman Daly Award of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- ...By Working with Rather Than Against Nature's Budget
A response to “How can we create a successful economy without continuous economic growth?”
- The Ecological Footprint: a video
Watch Mathis Wackernagel discuss the ecological footprint and explains how this tool can help us avoid ecological bankruptcy.