The newest episode of The Overpopulation Podcast explores recent examples of why and how media and other organizations continue to avoid the topic of human overpopulation. We also take a first look at a spate of op-eds published in several countries as part of publicity for the new book, Empty World, that suggests the UN’s medium variant population scenario (11.2 billion in 2100) is way off. The book’s authors think world population will peak mid-century at fewer than 9 billion. This would be good news, but we take exception to how the authors think we ought to respond to this possibility. Find the podcast on your podcast app, or on the World Population Balance website here.