Tom Butler, editorial projects director at the Foundation For Deep Ecology, took time to chat with the Global Population Speak Out team about OVER, the population taboo, World Population Day and more. Public Response to OVER Tom: It has been amazingly positive, and I’m ...Read more
Septrin is a part-time lecturer with the Department of Sociology in Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, in the Philippines. Speak Out asked him about his initial impression of OVER. He told us, “The book is intriguing. It captures your heart and soul to help save ...Read more
Greg Hart and friends and family are Speaking Out in New Zealand. Greg runs The Family Farm, which is “committed to producing healthy food; practicing ethical animal husbandry; regenerative land stewardship; building local community and economy; providing accommodation, education and inspiration.” Regarding OVER and ...Read more
“The issue is not whether it is possible for 10 billion people to eat industrial food, commune with iPhones, and make a decent living on planet Earth (an outlying scenario, in my view, but perhaps stranger things have happened in the universe). The point to ...Read more
“Those endeavoring to figure out how to increase food production without more harms to nature may well be sincere; but they appear to be in the throes of wishful thinking,” says Eileen Crist in her Afterword to Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. “For even if for a ...Read more
“Even if scientists were to develop a relatively cheap, abundant, and clean form of energy that powered continuous economic and population growth, it would only accelerate the rate at which humanity is destroying the ecological systems that make the planet habitable,” says William Ryerson ...Read more
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