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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...

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Utah’s Fertility Decline: Richer Lives for All – Roundtable Video

Steven Bannister presents a roundtable event at the Salt Lake City Public Library. Presenting “Utah’s Fertility Decline: Richer Lives for All” a White Paper by the Utah Population and Environment Council (UPEC). Providing a unique perspective on Utah’s declining fertility rate and future inevitable decline in population growth rates and how this correlates with a better...

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Letter: Clever, Cleaner Cars Needed in Utah

UPEC’s Andrew Schoenberg concludes that “the prediction of the Utah population doubling makes it even more important that most of us reduce our additions to air pollution and global warming gases by switching to fuel efficient vehicles such as EVs and PHEVs.” In a recent letter to the Salt Lake Tribune, he writes: “A recent Salt Lake Tribune editorial recommended that...

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