climate change,economic growth,overconsumption,overpopulation
Are some of the big players in the climate change mitigation movement guilty of playing fast and loose with some truths? Spin is a propaganda tool used by those with good intentions perhaps as often as by those with evil intent. This piece at Counterpunch makes the Wall of Fame this week for exploring this possibility
economic development,overpopulation,population growth,sustainability,urban growth
It’s not often I get to applaud good media coverage of urban growth. The myth of prosperity from growth at the community level is still very firmly embedded in the hearts and minds of politicians, most of the general public and – yes, even journalists. Governing magazine and J.B. Wogan make the Wall of Fame today
climate change,family planning,family size,overpopulation,sustainable popluation
I felt a pang of sadness Monday when Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton announced they’re expecting a third child. A day later I was glad to learn others shared my reaction. Wait, what?!
climate change,contraception,family planning,family size,overpopulation,population growth,sustainability,sustainable popluation
Today we have a mixed bag. I have an example of outstanding media coverage of a growth issue, but – because of that excellent reporting, we also were treated to a phalanx of snotty responses. Rush Limbaugh tops the list of ugly and ignorant critics of this news, and we’ll get to him.
childfree,climate change,contraception,family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation,population decline,population growth,population taboo,sustainability,sustainable popluation
Would you be surprised to find that having fewer children is the most effective way to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions? I’m excited to honor Seth Wynes and Kimberly Nicholas at the University of British Columbia for quantifying the most effective carbon reduction strategies.