In this interview with World Population Balance's David Paxson and Dave Gardner, Karen Shragg explores the premise of her book, Move Upstream: A Call to Solve Overpopulation. The three attempt to untangle the irrational avoidance of fundamental truths about overpopulation.
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The Overpopulation Podcast features enlightening conversations between World Population Balance Executive Director Dave Gardner, staff, and guests. Stay tuned as we roll out more podcasts to raise overpopulation awareness and spread the great news that overpopulation is solvable!
College student Jasmine Stark shares why and how she became concerned about overpopulation, and what she is doing about it. Her responses to the crisis include choosing to conceive just one child and having lots of conversations with her peers to put overpopulation on their radar screens.
How do we know the world is overpopulated? And why is it necessary to begin dramatically reducing births? David Paxson and Dave Gardner are joined by World Population Balance Research Director Alan Ware, who runs down the list of essential, life-supporting natural resources being depleted by the needs and wants of over 7.5 billion people.
Most of us don’t know that much about world population. Is it growing? How fast? Has it already outstripped the planet’s capacity to support it? How do we know? Is there ANYTHING we can do about it? The biggest surprise is that the solution to overpopulation is within our grasp.