Looks like we've tapped out our 2015 resource allowance, and there are four more months in the year.

Even though it's only August, we've managed to use up all the resources we can (somewhat) sustainably take advantage of in 2015. Greenpeace Schweiz reports that we hit this limit earlier each year; in 2000 we didn't hit the max until October. Still probably not something to boast about. The article, published on August 11th, explains that we are currently behaving as though we had 1.5 earths at our disposal. Read more here.