There is a need for international cooperation to address population growth and consumption as driving factors of environmental destruction.
The renowned biologist E. O. Wilson says the epicenter of all of our problems in the environment is runaway population growth.
A recent book from a Cambridge University economist finds that an optimal human population might range from 500 million to 5 billion.
UNFPA should prioritize new international family planning programmes aiming at birth control through voluntary choice.
Humankind faces what scientists have called a threat to the Earth's living things "so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts".
With the world’s population growing by more than 80 million annually, the environmental case for addressing population growth seems clear.
As Global Population Grows, Ecological Threats and Armed Conflict Could Displace Over 1 Billion People by 2050
As the world's population continues to climb, ecological disasters and armed conflict could forcibly displace roughly 10% of humanity.
A recently published article asked European demographers about their attitudes towards climate change and population growth.
The next few years will be crucial in the work to limit global climate disruption and stop the depletion of vital ecosystems.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has passed a motion reaffirming the importance of addressing population matters.