FUTURIST UPDATE: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought

April 2014 • Volume 15, No. 4 In this issue: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Planet-Hunting Astronomers Get Help from a Robot A “Green” Solution to High Drug Prices WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What’s Hot in The Futurist magazine Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Air pollution …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013

Planet under Pressure conference, London, issues final statement

Embargo: Thursday, March 29, 2012 04:15 EDT / 08:15 GMT / 09:15 British Summer Time Attached is the final conference statement from the 4-day Planet under Pressure conference, London. Live audio stream of the concluding news conference starts at 10:15 GMT (11:15 British Summer Time) , Thursday March 29 http://c3379912.workcast.net/planetunderpressure.html …

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year

Energy Poverty Seen as History at IEA for $48 Billion a Year 2011-10-10 10:45:00.0 GMT By Simon Clark and Lananh Nguyen Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) — The world’s entire population can have electricity and cleaner stoves by 2030 if $48 billion is invested each year, the International Energy Agency said in …

iToys Won’t Fix Asia & Can the Planet Support More Americas?

‘The world population is projected to rise from 6.7 billion to 9 billion between now and 2050, and more and more of those people will want to live like Americans.’ Thomas L. Friedman and ‘Over time, I became increasingly preoccupied by what would happen if Asia were to adopt consumption-driven …

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights13 By Brigid Fitzgerald Reading Earth Policy Release Data Highlights May 12, 2011 As the world continues to add close to 80 million people each year, high population growth is running up against the limits of our finite planet, threatening global economic …

The “Too Many People” Problem: Why Are We All Ignoring It?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The “Too Many People” Problem: Why Are We All Ignoring It? Free Public Lecture by Dr. Norman Myers at Seattle’s Town Hall May 18. BELLEVUE, WA, May 11, 2011 — Renowned British environmentalist and population-pressures expert Norman Myers will be at Seattles Town Hall May 18 to …