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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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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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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 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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September 10, 2021

Equal Claims: Earth Can’t Fairly or Sustainably Support 8 Billion

September 10, 2021 —To achieve a sustainable global civilization, humanity must evolve to function in a way that helps biodiversity flourish. Humanity must help maintain and preserve, rather than perturb, the planet’s...

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August 19, 2021

Global Population In Relation to Global Sustainability

August 19, 2021 —What are Population Media Center’s Goals for Global Population?

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August 5, 2021

The most ethical gift: Towards a sustainable demographic future

August 5, 2021 —The following is republished with permission of The Ecological Citizen, a peer-reviewed ecocentric journal (ISSN 2515-1967). Written by Joe Bish, Population Media Center's Director of Issue Advocacy,...

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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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July 15, 2021

Unsustainable Human Population Size: A Problem Nested Within Ecological Overshoot

July 15, 2021 —Population Media Center approaches the global population issue with the power of positive thinking. We do not approach the issue as an intractable, scary, or utterly oppressive problem. Rather, we...

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July 1, 2021

The Greatest Show on Earth? The End of Population Growth.

July 1, 2021 —Population Media Center is aiming for a historic blockbuster: the near-term end of global population growth. But, within the context of current world demographic trends, which are based on extremely...

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June 14, 2021

Three Drivers of Unwanted Pregnancies: A Look at Our Work in Zambia

June 14, 2021 —Each day, there are approximately 382,000 births and 168,000 deaths. This accounts for a global net growth of over 200,000 people per day. Contraceptive use has slowly but steadily increased...

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