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Slowing Population Growth Humanely: LARCs Reduce Abortions, Poverty –and Up Savings

Posted May 22nd, 2018

Harte, Mary Ellen

Though both population growth and consumption have been identified as the two main factors fueling most of […]

Image: D'où Venons Nous / Que Sommes Nous / Où Allons Nous. P. Gaugin 1897

Where Are We Going? The 40 Shades of Gray

Posted May 18th, 2018

Hagens, Nate

The Human Predicament In the 19th century painting shown above, Paul Gaugin takes a species level view, […]

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A Plan for the Nations –Step Three

Posted May 17th, 2018

Byron, Arnold J.

Thank you MAHB. Two previous articles of mine have been published to this blogsite: A Plan for […]

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What Should I Do? The response ‘reduce human population’ demands more reflection.

Posted May 15th, 2018

Prieto, Pedro

“What should I do?” It is a question anyone who works in the realm of existential threats […]

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David Suzuki Is Right: Neoliberal Economics Are ‘Pretend Science’

Posted May 10th, 2018

Rees, William E.

How a National Post column attacking environmental activist misses the mark. This opinion piece was first published […]

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Extinction vs. Collapse: Does it matter?

Posted May 8th, 2018

McDonald, Samuel Miller

Climate twitter – the most fun twitter – has recently been relitigating the debate between human extinction […]

Bald Mountains | Western Area Peninsula, Sierra Leone by  Eduardo Fonseca Arraes | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Connection Between Environment, Conflict and Security

Posted May 1st, 2018

Smith, W. Douglas

This article was originally published by Planet Experts. The original post is available here. There are two […]

Arctic lupine (Lupinus arcticus) by Sandy Brown Jensen | Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0

The Earth Quartet — Four Novels by Michael Charles Tobias

Posted April 26th, 2018

Pastore, Michael

Not unlike the famed four novel series by Lawrence Durrell — Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958) and Clea (1960), […]

Corn growing along the Kenyan coast of Lake Victoria by Erika Gavenus

Pessimism on the Food Front

Posted April 24th, 2018

Ehrlich, Paul R., Harte, John

Introduction Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase […]

Image of sunflower and bee by Geoffrey Holland

Planetary Duty Is a Feminist Construct

Posted April 19th, 2018

Holland, Geoffrey

Have you noticed? We humans can be very destructive. For the longest time, where nature is concerned, […]