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 […]

Sustainability 101: Indigenuity is not optional

The third video in visually rich 3-part “Post-doom (Collapse & Adaptation) Primer”: This video, “SUSTAINABILITY 101: […]

Americans May Add Five Times More Plastic to the Oceans Than Thought

The United States is using more plastic than ever, and waste exported for recycling is often mishandled, […]

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 […]

An Open Letter From Michael Moore To President-Elect Joe Biden

As President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris plan their transition to the White House (and as President […]

The Great Unraveling?

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

Financing Water Supply and Sanitation in a Changing Climate

Human-caused climate change is real and accelerating, creating new challenges for all aspects of freshwater management, including […]

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 […]

Embracing nature’s diversity to nourish generations to come

To meet the world’s growing demand for food, we need to change what we grow and how […]

Peter Gleick’s National Water Plan for California

Rehash of his 2012 ‘Water for the 21st Century Plan’ that went nowhere even under Obama and […]

The Plastic Pandemic

COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream. COVID-19 has hit plastic recycling, just as big oil firms are investing […]

What if Local and Diverse Is Better Than Networked and Global?

Helena Norberg-Hodge has been arguing for localism since the 1970s, but the pandemic is making the Australian […]

What If Preventing Collapse Isn’t Profitable?

The real downside of the green-profit narrative has been that it created the assumption in many people’s […]

I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.

Living in Sri Lanka during the end of the civil war, I saw how life goes on, […]

The Five Real Conspiracies You Need to Know About

While millions of people are spellbound by false conspiracy theories, the real conspiracies that are wrecking our […]

The Parched Sea – Part 1

The Parched Sea, by Upending in support of The Ocean Cleanup (4 minutes). Watch the video here: […]

It’s Not Just the West. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Extreme temperatures and more severe droughts, the result of human-caused climate change, have created a world that’s […]

China just stunned the world with its step-up on climate action – and the implications for Australia may be huge

China’s President Xi Jinping surprised the global community recently by committing his country to net-zero emissions by […]

The need for strategic food policy in Australia

Food is the most interconnected policy issue any government faces. In Australia, governing the food system cuts […]

Ocean warming and coral bleaching

OCEAN WARMING Every year since the industrial age began in the 18th century  we have been putting  […]

Dalai Lama: We Must Act as One to Preserve Our World

This planet is our only home. Environmental experts say that over the next few decades, global warming […]

The Psychology of Denying Overpopulation

Easy math meets bad behavioral economics. Let’s imagine we were giving an award for the worst social […]

Mechai Viravaidya: How Mr. Condom made Thailand a better place

At TEDxChange, Thailand’s “Mr. Condom,” Mechai Viravaidya, walks us through the country’s bold plan to raise its […]

Population growth and climate change: environmental threat multipliers – a new publication from TOP

The Overpopulation Project is pleased to announce its most recent publication, “Population growth and climate change: Addressing […]

Californian wildfires

Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration

Wildfires rage in the West. Hurricanes batter the East. Droughts and floods wreak damage throughout the nation. […]