Create a 1 page essay paper that discusses Discussing the concept of the Ecological Footprint, as well as your score. Be sure to address whether or not you think it accurately affects your impact on the environment.
As per my score, if the whole world starts to imitate my lifestyle, it would require 4.52 earths to sustain it. This realization was indeed an eye opener. Most of us tend to lead consumption oriented lifestyles, being totally oblivious of the impact it may have on the environment. If the humanity continues to pursue such ecologically irresponsible lifestyles, it will have debilitating consequences for the generations to come (Low 156). The questions posed in the quiz were based on my day to day consumption patterns like energy consumption and dietary preferences. Thus it was easier for me to relate to the quiz. I certainly plan to introduce at least some small and simple changes in my lifestyle like recycling my garbage and waste, turning off the lights when not in room, purchasing energy efficient gadgets, using more of public transport,