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NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

Letters to Our Population

PMC publications are designed to explain what we do, how we do it, and why it matters.

Find blog posts below and other publications listed to the right. We invite you to suggest blog ideas!


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August 7, 2019

Democratic Candidates on Africa’s Population

August 7, 2019 —It was a rather busy week in terms of population and sustainability related news. For example, British Royal, Prince Harry, while interviewing with Jane Goodall, declared he and Meghan Markle expect...

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July 29, 2019

The Specter of Earth Overshoot Day

July 29, 2019 —As you know, "Earth Overshoot Day" marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year. The first Overshoot...

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July 18, 2019

PMC President Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

July 18, 2019 —This week, I am delighted to let you know that PMC's Founder and President, Bill Ryerson, was recently honored with a lifetime achievement award. Earlier this month, NonProfitPRO magazine recognized...

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July 12, 2019

Every Day Should Be World Population Day

July 12, 2019 —This week was World Population Day - an important, but perhaps ultimately overstated day. It is simply not sufficient that the global community only explicitly pays attention to the critical issue of...

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June 24, 2019

UN's New 2019 Population Projections Essentially Unchanged

June 24, 2019 —The United Nations Population Division released their 2019 population projection this past Monday, June 17th. While I have not yet had time to fully digest the numbers, the most basic summary is that...

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June 17, 2019

How to Manage Catastrophic Risk? Parts of India May Have Ideas

June 17, 2019 —One of this week's most poignant stories came out of India. There, parts of the country are experiencing extremely high temperatures. For example, the city of Churu recently experienced highs of...

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June 10, 2019

"Declining" Population Least of Your Worries

June 10, 2019 —Froma Harrop, a long-time friend to population activists and advocates - and a nationally syndicated journalist to boot, recently wrote an article in RealClearPolitics (RCP). Here, she brings her...

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November 21, 2018

As Human Population Grows, Global Biodiversity Continues Its Freefall

November 21, 2018 —Less-intact ecosystems will be less able to withstand future challenges like ongoing global warming. In July of 2016, the Washington Post printed an article on a global biodiversity assessment...

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