climate change,family planning,family size,overpopulation
A growing number of philosophers, ethicists, environmentalists and potential mothers are suggesting that moderating reproduction is a logical, responsible, and surprisingly effective means of curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Last week we heaped high praise on NPR (National Public Radio in the U.S.) for running a story about this.
Not surprisingly, that report – and its contents – struck fear in the hearts of some. Let’s look at some of the responses.
climate change,family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation
climate change,economic growth,economy,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth
childfree,climate change,conservation,contraception,family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation,population growth,population taboo,sustainability,women's rights
It’s easy to like Simon Ross, chief executive of UK-based Population Matters. This is a class organization, and Ross is one of the most articulate spokespersons for the sustainable population movement. Today we honor on the Wall of Fame this recent op-ed published by The Independent:
climate change,economic growth,economy,limits to growth,resilience,sustainability
It pains me to admit it, but Nelson Lebo III hit the nail on the head with this essay published at The Automatic Earth:
Climate, Energy, Economy: Pick Two
I share this on the Wall of Fame today as an example of enlightened writing about growth-related issues. Lebo forces us to come to terms with something people like me are working every day to prevent: collapse.