An Overview of the Systemic Implications of the Coronavirus

With the exception of some public talks, I’ve largely been quiet the last five years on social […]

This is how America and Britain are maximising coronavirus deaths

If you search on the web for the term ‘coronavirus bloodbath’ (which I did after I noticed […]

The Epidemiological Environment: Concern and Disappointment

In addition to great concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, my own reaction to the present situation includes […]

COVID-19 Can Help Wealthier Nations Prepare for a Sustainability Transition

Forecasts of the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic are growing increasingly dire as the scale and […]

Pandemics Kill Compassion, Too

You may not like who you’re about to become. Some disasters, like hurricanes and earthquakes, can bring […]

Coronavirus offers “a blank page for a new beginning” says Li Edelkoort

The coronavirus epidemic will lead to “a global recession of a magnitude that has not been experienced before” but […]

How Coronavirus Could Impact the Global Supply Chain by Mid-March

Reports on how the Covid-19 outbreak is affecting supply chains and disrupting manufacturing operations around the world […]

Resilience: Living Beyond Fear with the Coronavirus

A letter from Michael Lerner….. Dear Friends, The first thing to overcome with the coronavirus is fear. […]

Spread of Virus Could Hasten the Great Coming Apart of Globalization

As the coronavirus hits Europe, questions arise about dependency on China, the risks of air travel, climate […]

Can we have prosperity without growth?

The critique of economic growth, once a fringe position, is gaining widespread attention in the face of […]

Climate Change, The Earth Armistice and Comparative State Advantage in Military Spending

 The Military, Financial and Ecological Benefits of the UNSC adopting an Earth Armistice that applies equally to […]

The overwhelming case for no first use

The arguments in favor of the United States’ declaring that the only purpose of its nuclear weapons […]

Leading the Public Into Emergency Mode: Introducing the Climate Emergency Movement

This paper, originally published in April, 2016, under the title, Leading the Public into Emergency Mode: A […]

The New China Scare

Why American Shouldn’t Panic about its latest Challenger. Read the article by selecting ‘download’ under the image […]

How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked On Coal for Decades

SYDNEY, Australia — The vast, untapped coal reserve in northeastern Australia had for years been the object of desire […]

Peace Making the Navajo Way

How I fell in love with the depth of the Navajo people and the cultural values they […]

Why You Shouldn’t Believe Those G.D.P. Numbers

The statistics keep on rising, but they don’t track the well-being of most Americans.  The Commerce Department […]


California Bans Insurers From Dropping Policies Made Riskier by Climate Change

California’s wildfires have grown so costly and damaging that insurance companies — a homeowner’s last hope when […]


The Toxic Bubble of Technical Debt Threatening America

Climate change will soon expose a crippling problem embedded in the nation’s infrastructure. In fire-ravaged California, it […]

Emissions Gap Report 2019

This is the tenth edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report. It provides […]

Should this tree have the same rights as you?

Around the world, a movement is gaining momentum that grants legal rights to natural phenomena, including rivers, […]

Introducing The Overpopulation Project Video Series # 1: The Usefulness of Foreign Aid

The Overpopulation Project is proud to present the first video in our four-part interview mini-series, an interview […]

Social policy starts at home

By designing a policy package around the needs of contemporary families, political leaders can promote women’s rights, […]

Moving from Resistance to Repair

The climate movement has excelled at resistance but is missing a crucial, essential element: a focus on […]

Ethical perspectives on population and the Sustainable Development Goals

On the 25th of September, two core members of The Overpopulation Project attended the “Ethical perspectives on […]