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Author: Utah Population & Environmental Council

Though climate change is a crisis, the population threat is even worse

Originally posted at The Guardian by Stephen Emmott While the Paris climate summit focuses on global warming, the key issue is the prospect of 10 billion people on Earth The perennial cry: we need to talk about climate change. And this week, with world leaders in Paris, we have been. But only up to a point. For the likely impact of the rising global population is almost entirely absent, not only...

Climate Change, Consumerism, Consumption, Food, Global, Water

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Current News

  Current News: 4-12-2015: Smart Girls vs. Bombs, by Nicholas Kristof. Details at: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-smart-girls-vs-bombs.html?_r=0 “To reduce birthrates, it particularly helps to educate girls: Every extra four years of primary schooling for a girl is linked to about one fewer child.” 3-26-2015: 16 Writers on the Decision to not have...

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UPEC Picks

A UPEC pick! Mark Thomas, Truth, Population, and Mormon Symbolism, August, 2014: Former board member Mark Thomas’ updated essay on Truth and Population in Mormon writings and symbolism. Another UPEC pick! – the SUNZEE Car: sunzeecar.com Solar Powered Vehicles for a Sustainable Future – a project of UPEC Board Member, Dr. Andrew Schoenberg And Another UPEC pick! Alan Weisman, Countdown,...

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Learning More

LEARN! Here are additional resources, links,  and related information to keep you current, aware, and enhance your (and our) perspectives. Enjoy. http://blueplanetunited.org http://vitalsigns.worldwatch.org/vs-trend/will-population-growth-end-century Population and Development: http://www.worldwatch.org/making-connection-population-dynamics-and-climate-compatible-development-0 Low Fertility? Really...

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