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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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July 29, 2021

EARTH OVERSHOOT DAY: Not a Cause for Celebration

July 29, 2021 —Our planet’s health and resources influence all of our lives, however, we are currently overusing (or overshooting) the use of Earth’s resources. This means our entire planet is running an ecological...

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What Are We Doing to Save the Planet

January 7, 2021

It's Time to Ask, What Are We Doing to Save the Planet?

January 7, 2021 —Several years ago, climate change observers recognized the end of 2020 as a pivotal time in the global race to cut carbon. Why? Because it marked the deadline for countries in the Paris Climate...

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Climate Change

December 29, 2020

Climate Change: Why Women's Empowerment Is Paramount

December 29, 2020 —When you think about two of the top priorities of the 21st century—women’s rights and climate change—they may initially seem like two completely disparate issues. But in reality, they are...

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Bob Walker Speaking

November 24, 2020

Election Day is over. Now what? A Conversation with policy expert Bob Walker.

November 24, 2020 —On November 10, 2020, Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute, a subsidiary of Population Media Center (PMC), spoke with PMC’s Giving Circles members about the U.S. presidential...

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Veggie Plate

October 29, 2020

Population, Diets, and Sustainability

October 29, 2020 —In 2019, the EAT–Lancet Commission posited a universal “reference diet” to compare and contrast any possible health and environmental effects of large-scale adoption of an alternative diet to the...

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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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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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Global Climate Change

July 16, 2020

Does Population Growth Impact Global Climate Change?

July 16, 2020 —Most informed people know that the global population is growing at a rapid rate — putting added pressure on our already limited supply of resources. But it remains difficult to communicate the sheer...

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Humanitarian Crisis

June 18, 2020

Population Growth: A Humanitarian Crisis That Needs Our Attention

June 18, 2020 —Humanity is facing a wide variety of serious crises, some of which threaten our very existence, including environmental degradation, hunger, and water scarcity. Niger is a prime example of the tragic...

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Human Causes of Climate Change

May 14, 2020

Understanding The Lesser-Known Human Causes of Climate Change

May 14, 2020 —The evidence for climate change worldwide is plentiful. Records show an average global temperature rise of over 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit since the 19th century, contributing to warming oceans,...

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