A declining population can bring about changes that reduce unemployment, increase wages, and lead to a larger real GDP per capita.
Population increase leads to faster consumption of resources, destruction of nature and decreasing biological diversity.
Atmospheric carbon has topped 420 parts per million this year, higher than at any time in the past 3 million years.
Humanity's rapid expansion leads to environmental destruction. Population growth needs to be ended as soon as possible for sustainability.
The human enterprise is in overshoot, depleting essential ecosystems and polluting the ecosphere beyond nature’s assimilative capacity.
A dominant narrative in climate change debates asserts that addressing population growth is not relevant for climate mitigation.
Human population grows, Earth doesn’t. A certain environmental impact is needed to satisfy basic human needs.
Consumption and population size work together in having an impact on the Earth's resources and the sustainability of our societies.
Overpopulation is commonly associated with global ecological overshoot, but it can occur at any level from the local to the global.
Growth of our US population squeezes wildlife into unsustainable corners of our ever more human-serving landscape.