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Overpopulation: One Human Race Living On One Planet

Overpopulation: One Human Race Living On One Planet

We are one human race, rapidly expanding, living on a finite planet. We continue to ignore the problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot at our own peril.  As a ‘book champion’, ‘campaign activist’ and ‘campaign friend’ of the Global Population Speakout network, I’m pleased to share these excerpts and resources.  The following article is reproduced from the foreword of Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot […]

Standing Shoulder to Shoulder – the Overpopulation Crisis

Standing Shoulder to Shoulder – the Overpopulation Crisis

The problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot continue to be largely ignored in discussions about global climate action.  As a ‘book champion’, ‘campaign activist’ and ‘campaign friend’ of the Global Population Speakout network,  I’m pleased to share the following excerpts and resources showing that we are literally standing shoulder to shoulder in many areas of our world. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Managing Editor, […]

Climate Change – the Medical Emergency

Climate Change – the Medical Emergency

In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion….almost 90,000 people will have died from the acute effects of air pollution,” the CMA said. (Source: The Globe and Mail). The […]

Will Climate Change Cause a Medical Crisis

Will Climate Change Cause a Medical Crisis

In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion….almost 90,000 people will have died from the acute effects of air pollution,” the CMA said. (Source: The Globe and Mail). The […]

The Top Five BoomerWarrior Posts of 2014

The Top Five BoomerWarrior Posts of 2014

It’s 3:23 in the morning, and I’m awake because my great, great, grandchildren won’t let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while the planet was plundered? What did you do, when the earth was unraveling? Surely you did something when the seasons started failing as the mammals, reptiles and […]

There Are Too Many of Us

There Are Too Many of Us

It took humanity 50,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It then took about 200 years to go from 1 billion to 7 billion.  The world’s population is growing at the rate of 1.1 percent per year; if this rate continues, we will have over 9 billion people on the planet by 2050. There are […]

Have You Got 4 Minutes?

Have You Got 4 Minutes?

If you have 4 minutes, you can get the history of the modern world presented to you by Hans Rosling’s YouTube statistical show. He uses holographic infographics to illustrate the “the story of the world” in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers – in just 4 minutes. Plotting life expectancy against income for […]

The Seventh Billion Human

The Seventh Billion Human

Sometime in 2011, our species reached 7 billion. This far exceeds the carrying capacity of our planet. Yet few of us are willing to contemplate the notion of population control. The best way – indeed the only way – to deal with problems of climate change, environmental pollution, water shortages and depletion of resources is […]

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