I’m an environmental journalist, but I never write about overpopulation. Here’s why.

| September 27, 2017 | Leave a Comment

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Media Type: News / Op - Ed

Date of Publication: September 26, 2017

Year of Publication: 2017

Publisher: Vox Media, Inc.

Author(s): David Roberts

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After being asked multiple times why he hardly ever talks explicitly about population, environmental journalist David Roberts provides his argument including the conclusion:

…where talk of population control is rarely popular (for good reason), female empowerment and greater equality are a) goals shared by powerful preexisting coalitions, b) replete with ancillary benefits beyond the environmental, and c) unquestionably righteous.

You can read the full opinion piece through Vox.com.

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