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The Overpopulation Podcast: The political hazards of discussing overpopulation

Bernie Sanders was asked about human overpopulation. How did he handle it? And how was that reported by the media and received by the public? The Overpopulation Podcast team offers observations and analysis….

12/24/19
                                                               

For Caribbean nations, climate change means shrinking populations

By Kenya Evelyn Photo: Leigh Ann Henion

Vieques, the small island community off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, looks much the way it did before Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in September 2017. Business is booming at the bar and hostel Stephanie Latona manages, a colorful beachside shack popular among visitors. Federal relief has mostly benefited tourist areas, and tourism has returned to pre-hurricane numbers.

12/22/19
                                                               

The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation (2019)⭐

By Douglas Kelbaugh

Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. The rapid speed at which urban centers use large amounts of resources adds to the global crisis and can lead to extreme local heat. The Urban Fix addresses how urban design, planning and policies can counter the threats of climate change, urban heat islands and overpopulation, helping cities take full advantage of their inherent advantages and new technologies to catalyze social, cultural and physical solutions to combat the epic, unprecedented challenges humanity faces.

11/13/19
                                                               

Educating Girls Would Save 59.6 Gigatons of Carbon by 2050

Photo: akshayapatra/pixabay

Educating girls leads to economic growth, and also to lower population rates, since educated women will not only have healthier babies, but fewer of them.

11/10/19
                                                               

Critics blast a proposal to curb climate change by halting population growth

By James Temple Photo: UNSPLASH / CHUTTERSNAP

More than 11,000 scientists signed a paper arguing the world needs to stabilize or gradually reduce the global population.

11/05/19
                                                               

This Controversial Way to Combat Climate Change Might Be the Most Effective

By Michael Shank

What’s less frequently discussed when it comes to personal contributions people can make, is also one of the most effective actions on the climate front: a smaller family size.

10/29/19
                                                               
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Is population control the answer to fixing climate change?

By Nicole Mortillaro Photo: blvdone/Shutterstock

The argument some people present is that if there were fewer people on Earth, greenhouse gases would be reduced and climate change could be averted. But experts say population control isn't the panacea some might think….

10/29/19
                                                               
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For many reporters covering climate, population remains the elephant in the room

By Wudan Yan

“If seeing the world helps ruin it, should we stay home?” In it, he raised the question of whether or not travel by plane, boat, or car—all of which contribute to climate change, rising sea levels, and melting glaciers—might pose a moral challenge to the responsibility that each of us has to not exacerbate the already catastrophic consequences of climate change.

09/18/19
                                                               

Bernie Sanders in climate change ‘population control’ uproar

Photo: Reuters

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been criticised after arguing population control should be part of tackling climate change.

09/05/19