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Will Smith holds up neuralizer in Men in Black

Will This Cure Eternal Growth Dumbness?

I’ve heard a lot of talk about “economic growth” this morning on a cable news network. Politicians want to keep historically high levels of immigration into the U.S. in order to grow the economy. The folly of that line of reasoning is subject for another day, but the folly of our obsession with economic growth gets its turn now.

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Ignorant Response to Good Reporting on Climate/Family Size Connection

Today we have a mixed bag. I have an example of outstanding media coverage of a growth issue, but – because of that excellent reporting, we also were treated to a phalanx of snotty responses. Rush Limbaugh tops the list of ugly and ignorant critics of this news, and we’ll get to him.

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CO2 Reduction Strategies Chart

One Action Reduces Your Carbon Footprint 100 Times More Than Driving a Hybrid

Would you be surprised to find that having fewer children is the most effective way to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions? I’m excited to honor Seth Wynes and Kimberly Nicholas at the University of British Columbia for quantifying the most effective carbon reduction strategies.

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Mother kissing baby: If you love kids, don't have any more

Video Dares Suggest Responsibility to Choose Small Families – World Population Day

The UN-declared World Population Day, observed every July 11, generated a flurry of media coverage and conversations this year, perhaps more than ever. On the Wall of Fame today is a bold video that dares to say what we know needs to be said

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Reporting & commentary that assume eternal growth is feasible, good, and necessary for prosperity.

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Reporting & commentary that recognize growth has limits, costs, and consequences.


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