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Why ‘Population Matters’

Richard Grossman, Roger Martin

What is nearest and dearest to your heart: is it animal rights and concern about the extinction […]

Of Rats, Gerbils, and Men

Recently published evidence concludes that there were no “permanent plague reservoirs in medieval Europe”. Rather, the study […]

A Thirsty, Violent World

From Pakistan to California, from Nigeria to Brazil dire water situations are escalating into crises accompanied by […]

March 25-27 | On The Nature Of Things

March 25-27 | 8:00 PM (EST) | Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, The American Museum of Natural History, […]

Brower Youth Awards –2015 application cycle is open

Earth Island Institute established The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership in 2000 to honor renowned environmental […]

Webinar: Measuring Public Attitudes About Consumption

A webinar from the 2014-2015 West Coast Climate Forum’s annual series featuring Wendy Philleo from the Center for […]

The High Price of Materialism

From the Center for a New American Dream

Climate Fairshares

Confronting the climate crisis based on justice To help explain the emissions budget, Friends of the Earth […]

The Year the Dam of Denial Breaks on Climate Change

Will 2015 be the year that the ‘dam of denial’ holding back climate action finally breaks? Paul […]

The Externality Trap, or, How Progress Commits Suicide

Is ‘progress’ just changes that increase the externalization of costs? If so, what does this mean for […]

Climate change, violence and young people

A report for Unicef UK examining the security risks  created by the intersection and reinforcement of challenges […]

Time To Act National Climate March

March 7th in London join the Time To Act National Climate March to urge every politician to […]

41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The 41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is underway. The Session is being held […]

Don’t overlook what’s underfoot – save the bugs and germs

Andrew Beattie

One of the biggest problems for conservation today is that it ignores 95% of all known species […]

Population Matters –Updated list of school resources

Population Matters has updated its list of resources for introducing and exploring the issue of population in […]

Attitudes and Beliefs on Science and Technology Topics

What science-related topics do citizens and scientists see eye-to-eye on and which are they in disagreement about? […]

Uniting Nations: The UN at a Crossroads

The forthcoming release of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the critical climate conference in Paris […]

Educating for Sustainability Webinar Series — 2015

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) presents its 2015 Educating for Sustainability […]

Public division about climate change rooted in conflicting socio-political identities

Are there personal characteristics that can predict if a person is a climate change ‘believer’ or ‘denier’, […]

Man Swarm: How Overpopulation is Killing the Wild World

In this second edition, editor Laura Carroll reworks the material from Dave Foreman’s original work, Man Swarm […]

Soil biology for resilient, healthy soil

W hat is a resilient, healthy soil? A resilient soil is capable of recovering from or adapting […]

Planet Under Pressure

“Safeguarding Water, Food, and Energy Security on a planet under pressure: Larger and richer populations are increasing […]

Population: Four Out of Five Scientists Agree…

A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that 82% of AAAS scientists agree that “growing […]

UNFCCC Map of Pre-2020 action by Countries

The UNFCC has compiled an interactive map to display quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets for all developed […]

Climate change hampering world food production: scientists

At the same time climate change is hampering world food production, human population growth and increasing consumption […]

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