Population

16. 04. 2015
Time for another loud bang on the population drum – to celebrate the arrival of a new and excellent film with the simple title, ‘Mother’. It lasts just over an hour. For You Tubers, that’s going to seem like a lifetime. But I hope they/you stick with it...
Population
27. 02. 2015
Pity poor old Ryan MacDonald, a 21-year-old Masters student from Derby. On hearing that he’d been selected as one of five Brits to go through to the next stage of selecting the team to go to Mars in 2024, Ryan MacDonald said: “The most important thing to do in life...
Population
12. 09. 2014
I’ve been tracking the population debate for the best part of 40 years. So how come I’d never heard of Professor Albert Bartlett before? Al Bartlett died last year, at the age of 90, after a lifetime teaching Physics at the University of Colorado, and strenuously...
Population
14. 07. 2014
It was World Population Day on Friday. I don’t know why 11th July was been chosen as World Population Day, but given that we can’t really have World Population Day every day for 365 days of the year, I guess one day out of 365 is marginally better than no days at all...
Politics, Population
26. 02. 2014
I’ve been pre-occupied with the overlap between population and the environment ever since I read the Ecologist’s ‘Blueprint for Survival’ in the early 1970s. I’ve campaigned assiduously for progressive family planning programmes since that time on,...
Population