Iran serves as an apt model of how government population policy affects social and environmental welfare in a country.
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On World Population Day, Population Connection president John Seager offers ideas on how we can turn this event from a day meant to raise concern to one for celebration.
By Lester R. Brown Some 43 countries around the world now have populations that are either essentially stable or declining slowly. In countries with the lowest fertility rates, including Japan, Russia, Germany, and Italy, populations will likely decline somewhat over the next half-century. A larger group of countries has reduced fertility to the replacement level […]
Sometime back on National Public Radio, a panel discussed the high cost of gasoline and what the next president should do about it. When asked if we should be concerned about running out of oil, a panelist quipped that “President Obama” will create appropriate tax incentives for photovoltaics and oil will become so much […]
Birth control methods. There are many, but the two most common forms are the condom and the hormonal pill. Can these products be manufactured sustainably? If not… who cares? There is something I would like to add to list of “things I would never give up, even if sustainable solutions are never found.” The first […]