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Population: the multiplier of everything else | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E05 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Population: the multiplier of everything else Every major problem facing humanity is exacerbated by a needlessly […]

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Achieving Half-Earth: Why Nature Needs Half | #OvercomingOvershoot S1E4 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Achieving Half-Earth: Why Nature Needs Half | #OvercomingOvershoot S1E4 on EarthxTV Host: Gary Wockner Guest: Amy […]

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The Human Impact Crisis | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E03 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ The Human Impact Crisis | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E03 on EarthxTV Host: Gary Wockner Guest: Christopher Tucker […]

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Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 2 | S01 E02 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 2 | S01 E02 on EarthxTV Host: Gary […]

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Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 1

Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 1 | S01 E01 on EarthxTV Host: Gary Wockner […]

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Debate: How to report on water conflict and cooperation

News reports can influence negotiations over shared water resources and play a key role in determining if […]

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Bill Gates is the biggest private owner of farmland in the United States. Why?

Gates has been buying land like it’s going out of style. He now owns more farmland than […]

What Does An Ecological Civilization Look Like?

A society based on natural ecology might seem like a far-off utopia—yet communities everywhere are already creating it. As […]

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Psychopathology at the Limits to Economic Growth: An Essay in 3 Parts

This article looks at the individual and social psychology of the limits to economic growth. It is […]

Peak Phosphorus May Be More Alarming Than Climate Change

Phosphorus is essential to life and the world is running out of it. Roger Sylvester-Bradley is on […]

How much is an elephant worth? Meet the ecologists doing the sums

The idea of being able to put a price on nature is dividing opinion, but the financial […]

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Sustainability Is a Distorted Luxury

We can’t meet the needs of our future if we don’t change how we think about sustainability. […]

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Rethinking Democracy From the Perspective of Political Ecology

This piece originally appeared in Spanish in La Jornada, 1 December 2020. Translation into English by Jane […]

Degrowth and the Unmaking of Capitalism

Liberating our minds from the imperative of endless economic growth and profit maximization is one of the […]

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By William Rees – Climate change isn’t the problem, so what is?

Thanks to friend and retired blogger Gail Zawacki at Wit’s End for bringing this excellent new talk […]

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They Want to Start Paying Mother Nature for All Her Hard Work

Ignoring the value of nature threatens humanity itself, according to a new British report on biodiversity and […]

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Economics of biodiversity review: what are the recommendations?

Landmark report says GDP should be ditched as measure of wealth and nature valued to protect wildlife […]

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The Population Factor – Episode 3: Population growth and the UN’s SDGs

The Population Factor is a series that dives into key conversations examining the connection between our planet’s […]

If all governments are borrowing to fight Covid, who is lending?

Money does not work how you might think. Earlier this month, comedy writer and director Armando Ianucci […]

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The Population Factor – Episode 1: Introduction

The Population Factor is a series that dives into key conversations examining the connection between our planet’s […]

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How the European Union could achieve net-zero emissions at net-zero cost

The decarbonization pathways to a net-zero Europe are countless, but not all are cost optimal. We explore […]

Biden vowed to ban new drilling on public lands. It won’t be easy.

Climate pledge to halt federal drilling permits faces legal and political obstacles. One of Joe Biden’s boldest […]

A simple way to understand what’s happening … and what to do

The world seems to be coming apart at the seams. It’s critical to understand why, so that […]

The Great Unraveling?

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the interconnectedness and fragility of global systems into stark relief. In this […]

Amid Climate Crisis, Many Americans Still Don’t Know What the Green New Deal Is

Americans could be forgiven if the first time they heard about the Green New Deal was during […]