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What is below is "Grist Daily" from July 15, 2014. Look at these stories. To me, probably to most of us, the common connection -- and causal factor -- is so obvious and so important.   Why do they miss it? What would it take? Can we have some impact or influence to getting the media to see and point out the connections?        Grist Daily Jul 15, 2014 View in browser     America's largest reservoir is hitting new record lows every day The drought and overuse of Colorado River water has led to an epic decline in water...
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Vermont Burke Ski Area Proposes Massive Expansion Vermont's statewide news paper covers this story and there are two posts mentioning growthbusters! http://vtdigger.org/2014/06/03/anc-bio-project-approved-ground-broken-burke-mountain/?utm_source=VTDigger+Subscribers+and+Donors&utm_campaign=5181aeaa84-Weekly+Update&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dc3c5486db-5181aeaa84-405533673...
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http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/national/childless-people-hurt-economy/article_d0fbe0ca-d6d0-11e3-9f7c-0019bb2963f4.html Another chicken little story about the impending collapse of the economy because of falling birthrates. Choice quote: "For those who fear an overcrowded planet, this is good news. For the economy, not so good."...
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Anti-Anti-Growth Bro Needs to Come Back to the Real World http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/roger-pielke-jr/keeping-the-poor-poor Unfortunately, Pielke Jr. gets around. Yesterday, I noticed him quoted in an NBC.com article. He writes a range of crank shit about climate and related topics. Reading about something unrelated, I found his blog and the story below. A commenter implies that they used similar arguments in public debates with growth debunker Al Bartlett at CU-Boulder.  Pielke mentions that "UN population projections now foresee the end of population growth later this century" with no further comment, as though these projections foresee a smooth landing to the population crisis, rather than the inevitable crash. On overconsumption, he concedes "Such concepts reflect...
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"We're all sitting ducks" -Princeton professor Michael Oppenheimer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/30/un-climate-change-report_n_5060317.html To improve your adaptation, see, for instance,https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E9tBWaweSFLRtZ0Agj4vdVKPknF9uINXmiC4kzp0nEY/edit.  Orlov focuses on economic threats, but his adaptation advice is relevant to the collapse in general....
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http://gawker.com/studies-confirm-kids-ruin-your-life-1501803893 via   http://beingchildfreeisawesome.tumblr.com/...
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