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Population Matters June 2019 Update

Director’s message PM Goes Global! Last year, supported by the London PM group, we marked World Population Day by showing the dramatic fact of ongoing human population growth via a live, giant digital ‘population clock’ mounted on a van. The … Continue reading

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Population Matters May 2019 Update

POPULATION MATTERS MEMBERS’ UPDATE May 2019 Here is a round up of our news Help Dandelion Africa transform rural communities in Kenya Boys for Change is a Dandelion Africa project which trains boys and young men to teach both girls … Continue reading

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Human Population and the Sixth Mass Extinction

PUBLIC CONFERENCE: HUMAN POPULATION AND THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION There is widespread consensus among scientists and conservationists that we are in the midst of the Sixth Mass Extinction, and that human beings are its cause. As the world’s population grows, … Continue reading

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Population Growth: A Multiplier of All Problems

Population Growth: A Multiplier of All ProblemsSummary Conclusions of Recent Research by Population Matters Conclusion and Recommendations Stable or reducing populations are an essential pre-condition for economic, social and biophysical sustainability – population growth makes all UK and global problems … Continue reading

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Another POV on Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Samuel Alexander’s otherwise excellent critique of the failure of ecological economics to take proper account of rising energy prices contains a single, all too conventional flaw. He takes population growth as a ‘given’ to be accommodated rather … Continue reading

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Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

Degrowth, expensive oil, and the new economics of energy Samuel Alexander [University of Melbourne, Australia]Copyright: Samuel Alexander, 2012 See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Preparing for life after growth Building upon the ‘limits to growth’ perspective (Meadows et al, 2004), and drawing upon … Continue reading

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