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Media Type: Video
Date of Publication: February 5
Year of Publication: 2021
Publication City: Dallas, TX
Author(s): Philip Cafaro
Categories: Population/Carrying Capacity
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 5, 2021
Description: Although many environmental trends are grim, there exist clear paths forward toward a more sustainable world—if we are willing to address human numbers. Solutions to curb population growth exist, grounded in respect for human rights and acceptance of demographic responsibilities. This inspiring message can rekindle hope in an environmental movement that desperately needs it.
Host(s): Phil Cafaro, Colorado State University
Bill Ryerson, Founder, The Population Institute
Karen Hardee, Senior Fellow, What Works Association
Watch the video here.