The Population Factor: Are We Overpopulated Right Now? – Episode 4

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Media Type: Video

Date of Publication: February 2

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: Dallas, TX

Publisher: EarthX

Author(s): Philip Cafaro


The Population Factor is a series that dives into key conversations examining the connection between our planet’s growing population and an array of related issues. Moderated by philosopher and activist Phil Cafaro, each episode includes a highlight of the week’s environmental news, along with special guests on every show discussing viewpoints from a variety of different perspectives.

Expect to be educated on a range of topics that touch on everything from climate change and wildlife preservation all the way to immigration policy and consumption patterns. All with the goal of promoting more awareness, encouraging further research and sparking continued discussion on the impact of population growth in the world today.

Originally aired February 2, 2021

Description: Population is often dismissed as a matter of concern because the rate of global population growth is decreasing. But is our current global population ecologically sustainable? The evidence suggests it may not be.


Karin Kuhlemann, Lawyer, Population Ethicist

João Abegão, PhD in Climate Change and Policies for Sustainable Development, University of Lisbon

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