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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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climate change or global warming

October 22, 2020

Is It Climate Change or Global Warming? And Why Does it Matter?

October 22, 2020 —In the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, the world is also witnessing an existential climate crisis play out in real time. The incidence of heatwaves, droughts, flooding, winter storms,...

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climate change coronavirus

October 15, 2020

What Do Climate Change and the Coronavirus Have in Common?

October 15, 2020 —At first glance, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic might seem like two entirely separate global disasters. When you consider the root causes of both crises, it’s clear that climate change...

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Bike wheel and tire. Photo by Lance Grandahl on Unsplash.

October 8, 2020

Circular Economy: How to Sustainably Redesign Resource Use

October 8, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Peggy Gilges and originally published by Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle...

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Woman reading book. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

October 1, 2020

The Economic Theory of No-Growth Prosperity

October 1, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Dave Shreve, Vice-President & Treasurer for Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle...

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September 24, 2020

No Growth Economics

September 24, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Tom Olivier, President of Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population (ASAP).  This is...

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call to end violence against women and girls

September 17, 2020

Answer the Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls

September 17, 2020 —Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global pandemic, with one in three women experiencing some form of violence in their lifetime. Women’s rights organizations and advocates around the globe have...

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infant morbidity

September 10, 2020

The Sad Truth About U.S. Maternal Morbidity and What Can Be Done

September 10, 2020 —Our country’s maternal mortality rates (MMR) may not be top of mind right now, while our nation struggles to overcome COVID-19, an economic recession, systemic racism, and climate change. But...

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environmental solutions

September 3, 2020

Pretentiousness in Environmental Solutions—Harming the Cause

September 3, 2020 —In the U.S. and other developed nations, more people are recycling than ever before. Interest in zero-waste lifestyles is growing exponentially. Supermarkets that exclusively sell food without...

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Eileen Crist portrait

September 2, 2020

On Rational and Sacred Ground

September 2, 2020 —Eileen Crist is a member of PMC's Program Advisory Board. She is the author of numerous academic papers and popular writings. Her work focuses on biodiversity losses and the destruction of wild...

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human causes of climate change

August 27, 2020

The Unique Impact On Girls: Human Causes of Climate Change

August 27, 2020 —When it comes to climate change, women bear a disproportionate amount of the burden. Natural disasters, heat waves, droughts, sea level rise, environmental degradation, and other human causes of...

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