More and more people living on the planet is cause for concern

By Sarkadi Zsolt, translated and shortened by The Overpopulation Project TOP assisting researcher, Patrícia Dérer, was recently interviewed for the Hungarian newspaper, 444. The article, shortened and translated to English, includes highlights from her interview where she discusses the conditional nature of population projections, the link between population and biodiversity, the declining population of eastern … Continue reading More and more people living on the planet is cause for concern

Fix the climate with smaller families

By Ashley Berke Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions are at an all time high. That growth tracks explosive world population growth, which is the greatest driver of climate change and a threat multiplier. The Green New Deal has justifiably generated excitement and enthusiasm among people who believe its goal of cutting greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero over … Continue reading Fix the climate with smaller families

A Simple Point (that makes a big difference over time)

by Philip Cafaro Here at The Overpopulation Project we explore various aspects of the population-environment connection, some of which get quite complicated. In this blog we make a simple point, well worth remembering and sharing with colleagues and friends. We highlight the difference between a decreasing rate of global population growth, the amount of growth, … Continue reading A Simple Point (that makes a big difference over time)