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Deforestation and world population sustainability: a quantitative analysis

In this paper we afford a quantitative analysis of the sustainability of current world population growth in […]

Safe Climate: A Report of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

This is a report of good practices demonstrating that effective actions are available to simultaneously address climate […]

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Who Can Win America’s Politics of Humiliation?

Trump or Biden? About four years ago, without asking anybody, I changed my job description. It used […]

The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call

Scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a […]

Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19

Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis […]

A vaccine, or a spike in deaths: How America can build herd immunity to the coronavirus

This is Alice. One day, Alice gets sick. This is Charlotte. She is healthy. Although Alice is […]

An inland hurricane tore through Iowa. You probably didn’t hear about it.

On Monday, Iowa was leveled by what amounted to a level-two hurricane. But you wouldn’t know that […]

If all cars were electric, UK carbon emissions would drop by 12%

The COVID-19 lockdown has led to reduced pollution and emissions in the UK and around the world, […]

Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked

Unpalatable as it may be for those wedded to producing and eating meat, the environmental and health […]

Pandemics Have Multiple, Interacting Drivers

Systems thinking is essential to prevent and manage pandemics. Wicked problems, like climate disruption, extinction, and pandemics […]

The Corona Syndrome – Why Fear is more Dangerous than the Virus

There is a wave of anxiety going round the world. It is destructive and has a sickening […]

Climate Change’s Effects on Human Health and Health Care Delivery

The consequences of climate change directly affect human health, the practice of medicine, and the stability of […]

Decolonizing the Mind with Sherri Mitchell

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

Decolonization: Digging deeper to get at the roots of systemic injustice and unsustainability

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

The Damage We’re Not Attending To

Scientists who study complex systems offer solutions to the pandemic World War II bomber planes returned from […]

The U.S. and U.K. Were the Two Best Prepared Nations to Tackle a Pandemic—What Went Wrong?

On Oct. 24, 2019—45 days before the world’s first suspected case of COVID-19 was announced—a new “scorecard” […]

A Warning from the Chickens of the World

How our reliance on mass-produced food increases the risk of pandemics In 1997, Lam Hoi-Ka, a previously […]

Water and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Access to Water as Shutoff Moratoriums Lift

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic sparked a nationwide discussion around the practice of water utilities disconnecting service to […]

The World After Coronavirus: The Future of Population and Extinction | Paul R. Ehrlich

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis of unprecedented scale, with aftershocks that will be felt in […]

Lessons from a global pandemic

Covid-19 continues to take a great toll on societies around the world. As we struggle to respond […]

Anticiper la crise d’après – anticipating the post-crisis

Executive summary After more than 10,000 years of relative stability—the full span of human civilization—the Earth’s climate […]

Jane Goodall on conservation, climate change and COVID-19: “If we carry on with business as usual, we’re going to destroy ourselves”

While COVID-19 and protests for racial justice command the world’s collective attention, ecological destruction, species extinction and […]

Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

Zoonotic diseases – which jump from animals to humans – are increasing and will continue to do […]

Coronavirus: world treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UN

Ongoing destruction of nature will result in stream of animal diseases jumping to humans, says report. The […]

Indonesia’s New Coronavirus Concern: A Post-Pandemic Baby Boom

With restrictions in place, millions stopped visiting clinics for contraceptives, says the government, which promotes family planning […]