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Bill Nye Actually Discusses Planet-Saving Policy

This is a first for Growth Bias Busted. We honor someone on the Wall of Fame and someone on the Wall of Shame in the same post. Kudos to Bill Nye, known as “the Science Guy,” for devoting an episode of his new Netflix series, Bill Nye Saves the World, to the subject of overpopulation.

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Population Taboo

Independent Chips Away at Population Taboo / Childfree Celebrated

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:

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Population Taboo

Skirting the Truth on World Population Day

Yesterday, July 11, was World Population Day, marked by a disappointing dearth of news reports and commentary about the most important population issue of our time: we are in overshoot and need to shrink our numbers.

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