Dr John Reid, a Melbourne neuroscientist, said on ABC radio yesterday, in a piece entitled 'Apocalypse Now', that population growth is a major environmental issue. I agree. He went on to suggest that, "In the discussion of human impact on the … [Read more...] about How to Slow Population Growth?
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Many people are concerned by the current dominant global socio-economic paradigm in which economic growth is expected to continue forever. I've commented at a previous thread that the associated issues, including resource depletion, may become … [Read more...] about Economic Growth Relevant, Even if Global Population Declines: A Note from Pinxi
Yesterday, on the same day long time anti-nuclear campaigner Peter Garrett was given the job of Shadow Environment and Climage Change Minister, the Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, announced the establishment of a joint government businesss … [Read more...] about John Howard: Trying for Balance on Climate Change
Peter Garrett, once rock star in Australian band Midnight Oil, then President of the Australian Conservation Foundation and board member of Greenpeace International, then parachuted into federal politics, and now, following the elevation of Kevin … [Read more...] about Peter Garrett: Carbon Trading without Uranium Mining