childfree,climate change,conception,contraception,economic growth,family planning,family size,overpopulation,population growth,sustainability
climate change,family planning,family size,overpopulation
A growing number of philosophers, ethicists, environmentalists and potential mothers are suggesting that moderating reproduction is a logical, responsible, and surprisingly effective means of curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Last week we heaped high praise on NPR (National Public Radio in the U.S.) for running a story about this.
Not surprisingly, that report – and its contents – struck fear in the hearts of some. Let’s look at some of the responses.
climate change,family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation
I’m so excited I can’t sit down. NPR, it’s daily afternoon news program All Things Considered, and correspondent Jennifer Ludden have just run the 3-minute mile, scored 10 touchdowns, and hit a dozen home runs. How? They did it with this report, which I’ll call groundbreaking:
climate change,economic growth,economy,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth
While the news isn’t good, I’m not going to kill the messenger. In fact, I’m going to heap a lot of praise on Jason Hickel for writing what is too seldom communicated about climate change:
childfree,climate change,conservation,contraception,family planning,family size,fertility,overpopulation,population growth,population taboo,sustainability,women's rights
It’s easy to like Simon Ross, chief executive of UK-based Population Matters. This is a class organization, and Ross is one of the most articulate spokespersons for the sustainable population movement. Today we honor on the Wall of Fame this recent op-ed published by The Independent: