Resources

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

There’s a gap between what the numbers indicate are the individual lifestyle choices most effective at reducing […]

Biological annihilation via the ongoing sixth mass extinction signaled by vertebrate population losses and declines

Ceballos, Ehrlich, and Dirzo demonstrate how assessments of Earth’s sixth mass extinction that focus on species level […]

The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges | Malcolm Potts

Since 1950, the global population and the global economy together have grown at 3.9 percent per year—doubling […]

The interaction of human population, food production, and biodiversity protection

Though many scenarios for feeding a world of 10 billion people while maintaining biodiversity have been proposed, […]

Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things

How can scientists effectively communicate science? If the goal is to change opinions, Tim Requarth suggests moving […]

Obama’s science diaspora prepares for a fight

With only a bare-bones staff being maintained at the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) […]

New EPA documents reveal even deeper proposed cuts to staff and programs

How exactly would the 31% budget cut to the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed by President Trump’s […]

Why President Trump needs to finally name a science advisor

John P. Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and […]

Biological Extinction | Paul R. Ehrlich

How to Save the Natural World on Which We Depend Paul R. Ehrlich presents during the workshop […]

The Present Mass Extinction: How do the Tropics fit?

Presented by Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University, California Overpopulation and the continual growth of human enterprise […]