Why (Some) People Don’t Believe In Climate Science

For It’s Okay To Be Smart, Joe Hanson explains the science behind why (s0me) people continue to […]

The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C

Christophe McGlade & Paul Ekins use a single integrated assessment model to explore the implications for fossil […]

Could Global Tide Be Starting To Turn Against Fossil Fuels?

“From an oil chill in the financial world to the recent U.S.-China agreement on climate change, recent […]

After Sustainability: Denial, Hope, Retrieval

From John Foster, a freelance writer and philosophy teacher, and an honorary Fellow in the department of Politics, […]

An expansion of the demographic transition model: the dynamic link between agricultural productivity and population

Russell Hopfenberg expands on the traditional demographic transition model by considering a longer time frame and incorporating […]

Don’t Even Think About It

Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change. George Marshall searches for how most of us […]

Air Pollution More Dangerous than Insurgency: NEPA

Mirabed Joyenda reports on the serious issue of air pollution facing residents of Kabul, Afghanistan.  The National […]

Merchants of Doubt

The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts […]

Understanding “New Power”

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms describe the growing force termed “new power” and how they see it […]

To Get to Net Zero Emissions, We Need Healthy Landscapes

Rachel Kyte reports for The World Bank on the critical role climate-smart land-use practices will play in […]

Making the Connection: Population Dynamics and Climate Compatible Development

Recommendations From an Expert Working Group: “A better understanding of the nexus between family planning and climate […]

How to Defuse the Population Bomb

Zoë Schlanger  and Elijah Wolfson take a critical look at the growing human population.  The authors begin in Kibera, […]

The Consequences of Increased Population Growth for Climate Change

David Rosnick, an Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, uses the Global Change Assessment […]

Recent Surveys Fill in Gaps in Our Knowledge of Fertility

Carl Haub from the Population Reference Bureau summarizes the recently released data from the Demographic and Health […]

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Landscape Game

How would you invest in a forest? Would you cut it down for timber, or preserve it […]

Climate Change Takes a Village

As The Planet Warms, A Remote Alaskan Town Shows Just How Unprepared We Are Kate Sheppard reports […]

A Global Database of Natural Coastal Defenses: Where, When, How and How Well do They Work?

“The months of October and November 2014 witnessed four major storms that collectively cost more than 40 […]

India’s sterilisation scandal

Dinesh C Sharma reports on the lessons that can be learned from the tragic death of several women […]

Arctic Report Card: Update for 2014

“The Arctic Report Card 2014, compiled by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, described a year […]

Protect and serve

Nations must keep expanding conservation efforts to avoid a biodiversity crisis “Before human populations swelled to the […]

Not Wanting Kids Is Entirely Normal

Why the ingrained expectation that women should desire to become parents is unhealthy. Jessica Valenti writes, “American […]

Girls Left Behind: Review of Secretary General’s Report Leaves Much to Be Desired for Girls, Women

Lyric Thompson from the International Center for Research on Women provides a critical perspective of Secretary General […]

The Carbon Underground Tar Sands 20

From Fossil Free Indexes: “Long opposed for their huge environmental footprint and resource-intensive production, tar sands reserves […]

Not Doomed (Yet)

A Q&A With Extinction Experts Anthony Barnosky and Elizabeth Hadly Eric Simons asks UC Berkeley paleoecologist Anthony […]

India Close to Announcing Big Climate Change Shift in Lima

With the Lima Climate Change Conference underway, eyes are on India to see if the world’s second […]