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Population Media Center Blog

We love to tell stories, share news, and explore ways to create a sustainable planet with equal rights for all. We are AN ENTERTAINMENT ORGANIZATION THAT CHANGES LIVES.™

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November 18, 2021

Adopting an Ecocentric Worldview: Could This Save the Planet?

November 18, 2021 —Witnessing the rippling water transform to stillness at the end of a river, I notice my portrait painted gently on its surface. Capturing my sky-blue eyes and sun-kissed skin, my reflection reminds...

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Wall mural with climate themes. Credit Kiara Worth.

November 12, 2021

Population Media Center's Work at COP26

November 12, 2021 —The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, took place in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 to November 13, 2021. Leaders and organizations from around the world went to Glasgow to...

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November 5, 2021

Global Sustainability is a Future Destination – And a Defining Characteristic of Efforts Today

November 5, 2021 —Human civilization is complex, dynamic, and constantly evolving. It also exists nested within a wonderfully complex, dynamic, co-evolving living system: the planet Earth.

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October 29, 2021

Chapter 1: The Story of Global Sustainability

October 29, 2021 —You can think of Population Media Center as a global community of social scientists, artists, and advocates creating storytelling for positive social impact and global sustainability. Combining art...

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October 22, 2021

Nine Population & Biospheric Assumptions That Invite Calamity: Part 1 of 3

October 22, 2021 —Today, with breathtaking complacency, a majority of our fellow citizens in the United States — including most members of our political, news, and journalistic leadership — ignore both the gigantic...

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October 15, 2021

Interrelationships: Human Population, Fossil Fuels, And Technology

October 15, 2021 —Humans existed for a very long time prior to making consistent use of fossil fuels – say, for simplicities sake, before the year 1800. Our numbers never even approached 1 billion for tens of...

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October 8, 2021

Population Media Center & The São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health

October 8, 2021 —The São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health is a multi-stakeholder call to action co-created by the global planetary health community. It outlines the actions necessary for humanity to achieve a...

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September 30, 2021

Intergenerational Responsibility: Extinctions, Overexploitation & Global Sustainability

September 30, 2021 —A recent study, published in Science, and authored by dozens of highly-credentialed researchers, is titled “Intergenerational inequities in exposure to climate extremes.” The study has found that...

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September 22, 2021

The impact of climate change on mental health

September 22, 2021 —While environments across the entire globe are struck by climate change to varying degrees, the full extent to which humans will be impacted is uncertain and immeasurable. Millions of homes near...

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September 17, 2021

Just Say No to Demographic Fatalism – We Can & Will Address Population

September 17, 2021 —In the quest for global sustainability, reformers must embrace an intergenerational, long-term effort to ensure a much smaller, more ecologically right-sized number of humans on the planet in the...

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