The 1970's efforts to deal with population were abandoned. Now, population growth, like global warming, cannot be stopped in time to save Earth's species and ecosystems.
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In December 2015 we want at least one of the 122 countries who are signed up to the Treaty of Rome to table an amendment, a proposed addition, a 5th international crime to this statute (4 already exist: Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes, Crimes of Aggression). 139 more words
[caption id="attachment_27309" align="alignnone" width="584"] A barren Great Basin landscape where native vegetation was replaced by the fire-prone invasive Cheatgrass.[/caption] Ecosystem protection and Animal Rights are two sides of a coin. Neither can exist without the other.
In addition to droughts and floods, anthropogenic climate disturbances scientists and astronauts can see from space include fires, insect outbreaks and more direct human impacts. 25 more words
“Brown University scientists in Providence found that the pre-human extinction rate was 10 times lower than scientists had believed, which means that the current level is 10 times worse. 168 more words
“Energy efficiency, renewable energy rules favored by voters, poll finds, Cleveland.com By John Funk, The Plain Dealer on September 05, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio voters favor the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency mandates that Republican lawmakers just put on ice for two years, a new poll suggests.” 168 more words
Limits to Growth was right. Research shows pending collapse as human population rises and resources decline
Four decades after publication, Limit to Growth’s forecasts have been vindicated by new Australian research. Expect the early stages of global collapse to start appearing soon.by Graham Turner and Cathy Alexander, The Guardian, September 2, 2014… 1,173 more words