climate change,overpopulation,population growth
economic growth,gdp growth,limits to growth,sustainability
This is not the first time in history some profound wisdom was conveyed by a carpenter. Erik Lindberg is not a professor, reformed Wall Street financier, economist, physicist, or even Tibetan monk. He’s just a carpenter with a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature, and a guy who has taken the time to sit back and ponder what the fuck we are doing here on Earth in the 21st century.
climate change,contraception,family planning,family size,overpopulation
Can you believe it? This is getting to be a routine occurrence – media coverage of young women reconsidering bringing children into a world already so overpopulated we’re damaging the Earth’s life-support systems we depend on.
biodiversity,climate change,contraception,economic growth,family planning,family size,limits to growth,overpopulation,overshoot,population growth
economic growth,economy,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth
Again yesterday, we heard the promise of 4%-plus U.S. GDP growth in the coming years. Monday, I believe it was President-Elect Donald Trump’s new Treasury Secretary appointee Steven Mnuchin I saw across the gym on MSNBC making the promise. A few weeks ago we heard him promise 3 to 4 percent.