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The Restoration: Using negative emissions to reduce the amount of CO2

The Restoration as an immediate imperative: Using negative emissions to reduce the amount of CO2 to below […]

Looking at Russian propaganda posters at the Tate Modern | Flickr


Russell Baldwin

In my first blog, I described how a personal narrative is a compilation of all of the experiences, experiments, […]


Long-Term Trajectories of Human Civilization

What will human civilization look like in one million, one billion, or one trillion years? These are […]


Only a Global Green New Deal Can Save the Planet

Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal is nothing short of remarkable. It faces the climate challenge more honestly and comprehensively […]


Moving from Resistance to Repair

The climate movement has excelled at resistance but is missing a crucial, essential element: a focus on […]

The Remorse of Orestes by William – Adolphe Bouguereau. Retrieved from

Sola schola et sanitate: human capital as the root cause and priority for international development?

This paper summarizes new scientific evidence supporting the hypothesis that among the many factors contributing to international […]


Making family planning accessible in resource-poor settings

It is imperative to make family planning more accessible in low resource settings. The poorest couples have […]


Quick Guide: The Anthropocene

What is the Anthropocene? If aliens should one day visit Earth, would they conclude that this planet […]

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Fly Away

Keith Hayes

In Minnesota as boy I used to raise Monarch butterflies. On summer break mornings I’d go behind […]

Polar Bear | Wikicommons

Jonathan Franzen generates heat with light, so what’s the big deal?

On September 8, the New Yorker published an article by Jonathan Franzen titled, “What if we stopped […]

Crowd | Flickr 

Ethical perspectives on population and the Sustainable Development Goals

On the 25th of September, two core members of The Overpopulation Project attended the “Ethical perspectives on […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

The Next System – A MAHB Dialogue with Political Economist Gar Alperovitz

Geoffrey Holland

‘The reconstruction of the nation’s underlying political-economy—away from corporate domination, towards democracy and community rebuilt from the […]

Illustration by Albert Dorne

We Need to Talk!

Join the Post Carbon Institute in their upcoming webinar, We Need to Talk! Thursday October 10th 11am […]


The first population policies implemented in Africa: the case of Tunisia

Patrícia Dérer

It is more important now than ever to talk about population. What will we do if we […]

Western Cape, South Africa | Pixabay

Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which […]

The Alps | Pixabay

Rethinking depopulation and land abandonment – the opportunity of rewilding

Thirty countries around the world have declining human populations. With the exception of Japan, these are European […]

Dead gray whale washes up at Washington State, USA | Image courtesy California Gray Whale Coalition

The Arctic is Melting

Sue Arnold

The Arctic is melting. Sea ice is rapidly disappearing as a result of climate change and warming […]


Who makes the babies?

John P. Holdren, Paul R. Ehrlich

It is more important now than ever to talk about population. What will we do if we […]

Arctic Ice | Wikicommons

Tomgram: Michael Klare, A Formula for Catastrophe in the Arctic

It’s a record-breaking moment. As Dahr Jamail, author of The End of Ice, pointed out recently at Truthout, amid the planet’s […]

Red Howler Monkey in Manu National Park | Wikicommons

New road risks Pandora’s box of disruption in world’s most biodiverse national park

The riot of roads exploding across our planet—bringing with it waves of habitat destruction and biodiversity loss—at […]

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How do we navigate the Global 21st Century?

How do we navigate the Global 21st Century? The MAHB has created a series of DebateGraph maps to […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Fact Free Science is Not a Thing – A MAHB Dialogue with Filmmaker, Educator Monty Hempel

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – Science denial has been a particularly troublesome issue when it comes to building the […]

Chester Arnold, Holding Pond. 1996, Oil on Canvas, 60 x 72. Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco

A Painter’s Search for Meaning In A Time Of Crisis

Chester Arnold

This blog is the first in the Environmental Impact II series produced by David Wagner. Humanity is no […]

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