fbpx

Population is Part of the Equation

Happy New Year from UPEC! First, a quick announcement, and then some more substantial thoughts. The latter are longer than usual, but we hope you will give them a decent read, and please always reach out to us with comments and questions. Also, please share this email with your friends! 

Continue reading

Those Snowy Peaks Have Us Thinking…

If you visit the Wasatch Front for snow-related activities, or, if you have simply lived in Salt Lake for more than a minute, then you have almost certainly experienced the intense traffic that often occurs in our area’s iconic mountain canyons.

Continue reading

Inland Port Taking Shape South of Great Salt Lake

A multimillion Inland Port is taking shape south of the Great Salt Lake. The original project of 16,000 acres has since ballooned to include a newly planned real estate development and a gargantuan Amazon warehouse. Guided by the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), and with a freshly approved budget of $40 million, Utah’s Inland Port is likely happening — whether we like it or not.

Continue reading

a few thoughts on immigration

A Few Thoughts on Immigration

To begin with an understatement, immigration is a highly controversial topic. Most of us are familiar with the contentious cultural and economic debates surrounding immigration policy, and immigration also has multiple tangled and ambiguous connections to population growth and the environment. Immigration obviously contributes to population growth in the United States, though even measuring by...

immigration, population

Continue reading

July Newsletter

Happy summer from UPEC, and fingers crossed that the virus won’t mount more than a modest comeback. Unless you’ve been observing a news blackout (and who could blame you?), you’ve probably noticed that population matters have been in the news quite a bit the last few months. The Chinese One Child Policy (which for years was essentially a two-child policy) has morphed into a three-child policy....

Continue reading

Donate

Your donation helps UPEC support voluntary planning for small families, track our ecological footprint, and promote new definitions of progress to achieve a sustainable human population in Utah.

Newsletter

Contact

Mail: UPEC P.O. Box 520402
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0402

#CrowdedUtah

Copyright © 1997 – 2022 Utah Population and Environment Council. All Rights Reserved.