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Want to Slow Climate Change? Stop Having Babies, Bioethicist Travis Rieder Says - Bloomberg

Carbon dioxide doesn’t kill climates; people do. And the world would be better off with fewer of them.

That’s a glib summary of a serious and seriously provocative book by Travis Rieder, a moral philosophy professor and bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University.

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Abrupt Climate Change

A sickeningly bad idea indeed

Science and progress hardly ever stop just because a few cuckoos think we’re going too far. That’s what I tell myself most of the times when I bump into depressingly ill-informed articles about ageing and the diseases of old age. 1,123 more words

Advocacy

Deplorable People Have Too Many Babies!

Do you have to be moral, to be a “moral philosophy professor”? Nah.

One of these intellectual ginks at Johns Hopkins University has written a book in which he declares we gotta fight Climate Change by having way fewer babies ( … 178 more words

Religion

Investors Support Population Growth for Profit

“Should the Republican Party sweep the coming elections, the availability of family planning services will be greatly reduced and our population will continue to grow at an unhealthy rate.” 720 more words

Population

#MeowMonday Muzzy

Good evening! I have to admit, I really didn’t want to sit down and write this!  Mainly because I am lazy and tired after a long weekend of work.  490 more words

J. G. Ballard - Billenium (1962)

J. G. Ballard‘s short story Billenium was originally published in Amazing Stories in February 1962.

Billenium tells the story of an overpopulated world where space is at a premium. 40 more words

Science Fiction