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Population growth has contributed 80% of ecological overshoot

The human enterprise is in overshoot, depleting essential ecosystems and polluting the ecosphere beyond nature’s assimilative capacity.

There’s an 80 Percent Chance of Surpassing 1.5°C Warming Over Next 5 Years

We must urgently do more to cut greenhouse gas emissions, or we will pay an increasingly heavy price, experts warn.

Making More Babies to Drive Economic Growth

We must get past population denialism, and work for a future that has both fewer human beings and less consumption.

Harmful tipping points pose some of the gravest threats faced by humanity

Five major tipping points are already at risk of being crossed due to warming right now and three more are threatened.

The Interconnected Crisis: Overpopulation, Climate Change, and Biodiversity Loss

The world's population has surged exponentially over the past century, with projections estimating that it will reach 9 to 10 billion by 2050.

Extreme heatwaves in south and south-east Asia are a sign of things to come

Since April 2024, wide areas of south and south-east Asia, from Pakistan to the Philippines, have experienced prolonged extreme heat.

Why Modern Monetary Theory is good news for population policy

A relatively new macroeconomics – modern monetary theory (MMT) – has strong evidentiary support and is good news for population activists.

Outgoing UN Expert Calls for Global Grassroots Movement to Dislodge ‘Diesel Mafia’

With a world economy based on exploitation, campaigners face major challenges in ensuring environmental justice for all.

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.

‘Sad What We Are Doing’: Global CO2 Increase Sets New All-Time Record

We aren’t just breaking records in CO2 concentrations, but also the record in how fast it is rising.

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