The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.
Yes, for two main reasons. First, people are rapidly displacing wildlife species across the globe, initiating a mass extinction event.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has passed a motion reaffirming the importance of addressing population matters.
Much of the papal document Humanae Vitae was written by the future pope John Paul II, and Paul VI later came to regret the text.
Changing the 'status quo' to properly address both growth in human population and consumption is a difficult challenge.
Natural population decline provides an opportunity to transition to a system that values sustainable and equitable human well-being.
Ignoring scientific discoveries, as it did in the Galileo trial, Church doctrine reaches erroneous moral conclusions.
With the depletion of finite resources and the destruction of habitat, the movement of humans will become increasingly predictable.
Vote for politicians who acknowledge the detrimental impacts of population growth and propose political solutions.
Public believes population growth negative, risky, and requiring international attention, while politicians look the other way
Just because population growth is complicated and politicians are afraid to suggest solutions does not justify neglect of the issue.