The truth is, there was a time in this country when politicians did blindly – and vigorously – defend big tobacco against the scientific claims.
Much of the Middle East is running out of water due to such maladies as population growth and infrastructure-destroying warfare.
Climate change was a key driver of the Syrian uprising, according to research which warns that global warming is likely to unleash more wars.
What is not so often mentioned is the extent to which continuing global population growth undermine the impact of emission reductions.
Senator James Inhofe believes that climate may be changing but that it has absolutely nothing to do with human activity like burning fossil fuels.
By 2050, world population is expected to increase from its current level of about 7 billion to somewhere between 8 and 11 billion.
Francis could earn the gratitude of the whole world by rescinding the Vatican’s irresponsible condemnation of contraception.
A review of nearly 200 research articles reveals how population growth is being downplayed and trivialized by scientists.
The democratic world is largely run by politicians whose main job is to get reelected, not to save the world.
More than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of GDP by 2030.