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
13. 09. 2012
This Saturday marks the 45th Anniversary of the wonderful Resurgence magazine! It’s celebrating the occasion with a conference in London to be addressed by a brilliant army of thinkers, doers and artists (and me!). You can check out the programme on: www.resurgence.org and there...
Population
11. 07. 2011
It’s World Population Day. Yet ironically, while thousands of people will be making generous donations to famine relief in the Horn of Africa, very few will give so much as a passing thought to population. This is not an either/or job. Of course we have to respond to the...
Population
28. 02. 2011
For those of you who care about population issues, here’s a small thing you can do right now. Sign up to the Population Institute’s “Million for a Billion” campaign petition on www.millionforabillion.com. Its aim couldn’t be simpler: recruit a million people to help persuade...
Population