challenging religious privilege in public life

Environment and Population


The role of population growth during three decades of increasing carbon emissions

A dominant narrative in climate change debates asserts that addressing population growth is not relevant for climate mitigation.

‘Five-Alarm Fire’ as Global Temps Breach 2°C Threshold

Global temperatures have surpassed 2°C above preindustrial levels for the first time, according to data from the EU.

Reconciling human demands with planetary boundaries

Human population grows, Earth doesn’t. A certain environmental impact is needed to satisfy basic human needs.

How bad is climate change already and what do we need to do next to tackle it?

The world is on track for 2.9°C of global warming, and maybe considerably more, before the end of this century.

Richest 1 Percent Produced as Many Emissions as Poorest Two-Thirds of Humanity

The super-rich are plundering the planet to the point of destruction and it is those who can least afford it who are paying the highest…

Overpopulation and War

Although the Palestinian Territories have higher fertility, the Israeli fertility is also high, especially for a relatively rich country.

Forests’ ‘catastrophic ecosystem collapse’

'Catastrophic forest ecosystem collapse' refers to multiple interrelated hazards that have a cascading effect on forests.

Ending the sixth mass extinction

The chief cause of the Sixth Mass Extinction is exponential human population growth that has far exceeded Earth’s human carrying capacity.

If the world’s systems are ‘already cracking’ due to climate change, is there a post-doom silver lining?

We must face up that Earth's climate will continue to spiral out of control, bringing ever-new record-breaking temperatures.

The Great Multiplier

Consumption and population size work together in having an impact on the Earth's resources and the sustainability of our societies.