The Connection Between Conservation, Health & Development: Report-back from Uganda

Mountain Gorilla | Photo by Stefan Gara | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The Sierra Club’s San Francisco Bay Chapter Population, Health & Environment Committee invites you to join filmmaker and conservationist Chris Austria and Suzanne York, director of Transition Earth. They will talk about their recent trip to Uganda, and what is working on the ground to empower […]

Managing our Natural Resources for the Benefit of All

This article was originally published by Alternative Perspectives on August 17, 2017. The original article can be found here. To achieve a sustainable future, the world clearly has two priorities that must come before all others.  The first is to ensure that all citizens have access to the means of satisfying their basic needs.  The […]

Population Media Center: Using Fiction to Create More Sustainable Realities

The following essay was adapted from PMC’s annual campaign mini-site. You’ve probably heard the saying: “Don’t think of a white elephant.” This coy phrase is often used to demonstrate how the human mind can’t resist the power of suggestion; we all immediately think of a white elephant. But stop and think about this for a […]

Would the Military Really Have To Obey a Trump Command To Fire a Nuclear Weapon?

This article was originally published as a Nautilus Peace and Security Special Report on August 4, 2017. It is shared here in follow-up to Julian Cribb’s article Age of the Nuclear Moron. Introduction In this essay Anthony Colangelo concludes: “An order to use a nuclear weapon instead of a conventional weapon when the same military […]

November 17 | World Vasectomy Day 2017

Will you help us save the planet? A donation of $100 covers two vasectomies around the world, protecting the planet and reducing gender inequality, poverty and maternal mortality. What single other event can have such a wide reaching impact? You can learn more about World Vasectomy Day, the events they have planned for this November, […]

Age of the Nuclear Moron

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” – H.L. Mencken, On Politics: A […]

Poetry on Overpopulation

I’ve been campaigning on overpopulation for the last ten years because I know that every effort I make in educating people is being undone by a tsunami of new arrivals: 10,000 per hour, 200,000 per day, 80 million per year –the equivalent of a new Germany. In my short life of just over half a […]

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