Producer of the documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Dave writes and speaks regularly on the subject of growth addiction, including the pro-growth media bias that perpetuates prosperity-from-growth mythology.
family planning,family size,fertility,limits to growth,overpopulation,overshoot,population decline,population growth,sustainability
Growth boosters and profiteers, and many of the policymakers they dupe, have been wringing their hands lately over the progress our society is making on the overpopulation front. Their propaganda on this is ridiculous and dangerous.
overpopulation,overshoot,population growth,sustainable popluation
I honestly don’t know whether to honor Prince William on the Wall of Fame or scold him a little on the Wall of Shame for his recent pronouncement about the “terrible impact” of rapidly growing human population.
economic growth,limits to growth,overpopulation,overshoot,sustainability
conception,contraception,family planning,gdp growth,overpopulation,sustainable popluation
Wisconsin State Representative Scott Allen makes the Wall of Shame this week for two guilty counts:
- Worrying that population decline is a problem (shrinking labor force) rather than celebrating population contraction toward a sustainable level.
- Suggesting that women should incubate more workers in order to boost economic growth.
climate change,contraception,family size,fertility,overpopulation
Congratulations to UK nonprofit Population Matters for a new video campaign raising awareness of the huge environmental benefits of conceiving fewer children. It’s an obvious choice for the Wall of Fame this week.