This newsletter contains 2 great articles for your review. We discuss the Sustainable Population Resolution and the climate change spotlight on Sustainable Population Advocacy.
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Climate change is increasingly recognized as an enormous threat to the future of humanity and all other life on the planet. During the relatively stable climate of the past 10,000 years, the human population has exploded from only a few million to over 7.5 billion today. Climate scientists predict that in the coming decades we’ll face increasing frequency of both droughts and floods, more intense heat waves, and rising sea levels. Food insecurity will rise, climate refugees will increase, and the potential for conflict and war will climb. Read more about Sustainable Population Resolution Makes the Population – Climate Change Connection
Climate change is just one of the repercussions of growing the human enterprise well past the sustainable capacity of our planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. One would think policymakers, journalists and the public around the world would be up in arms over mounting fresh water crises, species extinction, fisheries collapse, fertile soil depletion, peak energy and increasing violence. Yes, these all get a little attention, but that attention never focuses on their cause – overshoot. Read more about Climate Change: Important Spotlight for Sustainable Population Advocacy