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The Speak Out blog features guest bloggers and Speak Out posts about pressing environmental issues all over the globe and what we can do to make a difference.

Climate Change and Child Marriage

December 30, 2015 — Child marriage is a difficult issue that is complicated by culture and religion, and especially by poverty. Now it seems that climate change is another complicating factor. It might be […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Time to Reverse Course

October 23, 2015 — By Suzanne York Modern humanity’s appetite for finite resources is so great that even one of the great wonders of the natural world is not off limits. Last week, the […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

The Positive Impact of Girls

October 10, 2015 — By Suzanne York Of all the important designated days throughout the year intended to raise awareness on specific issues, one of the most important is the International Day of the […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Water: Sticking Our Heads in the Sand

By Suzanne York In this summer of drought in many places around the world, concern about water scarcity is growing, yet we hear little about the impact of growing populations […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Easing the Shock Factor of Extreme Weather

August 24, 2015 — By Suzanne York A recent study concluded that major “shocks” to global food production will be three times more likely within 25 years because of an increase in extreme weather […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Overshoot, Biodiversity Loss and The Connection With Family Planning

August 13, 2015 — By Suzanne York. The outrage over the killing of Cecil the Lion from Zimbabwe is understandable. Yet this lion is just one of many species of animals killed by humans […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Slowing Down the “Hyper-Anthropocene”

July 31, 2015 — By Suzanne York. Global Population Speak Out has been going full steam ahead all year. Maybe, just maybe, we’ve turned the corner and talking about population issues is becoming more […] ...Read more

— Suzanne York

Population: Four Out of Five Scientists Agree…

January 30, 2015 — PMC has pasted the text of this blog here. See original post in The Huffington Post. By Robert Walker. A new poll of American scientists suggests that a large majority […] ...Read more

— Robert Walker

Become A Speak Out Campaign Activist!

December 29, 2014 — Campaign Activists are a crucial component of Speak Out — after all, this effort goes far beyond the distribution of Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. We are intent on raising awareness of […] ...Read more

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