biodiversity,climate change,economic growth,limits to growth,overconsumption,overpopulation,overshoot,sustainability
I was impressed to see Salon publish this unusually accurate and candid assessment of the prospects for the human race:
contraception,family planning,family size,overpopulation,overshoot,population growth,population taboo,women's rights
This is a first for Growth Bias Busted. We honor someone on the Wall of Fame and someone on the Wall of Shame in the same post. Kudos to Bill Nye, known as “the Science Guy,” for devoting an episode of his new Netflix series, Bill Nye Saves the World, to the subject of overpopulation.
economic growth,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth
On Friday the U.S. Commerce Department reported:
“Consumers pulled back sharply on spending in early 2017…reducing the economy’s quarterly growth to its lowest level in three years.”
That quote is from this New York Times story by Nelson D. Schwartz:
Wait a minute. Why would the Trump administration celebrate this?
childfree,climate change,conception,contraception,family planning,family size,overpopulation,population growth,sustainable popluation
A cute, and slightly saucy, Volkswagen commercial makes the Wall of Shame today because it perpetuates an outdated and dangerous norm – the big, happy family. I have no problems with happy families. It’s the size of family that matters now, and matters in this commercial: