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Saving the World by Making Us All Poor

Guardian writer George Monbiot claims that ‘Green growth’ doesn’t exist – less of everything is the only way to avert catastrophe. How does he propose bringing this change about? It is simply not possible to carry on at the current … Continue reading

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The “Growth is Good” Lie

I’m going to comment on the article “The doom-loop of a falling fertility rate” by Damon Linker in The Week. Growth is good. On that, most of us agree. What a ridiculous premise. Our out of control population growth has … Continue reading

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Call Out Overpopulation? Surprise: You’re a Racist

Writing in The Guardian, George Monbiot opines that Population panic lets rich people off the hook for the climate crisis they are fuelling. Basically, he says that calling out overpopulation is racist. Let’s have a look at this inanity. When … Continue reading

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Overpopulation: Government Won’t Save Us

Writing in the Guardian, Sonia Sodha opines that we’ve got to start thinking beyond our own lifespans if we’re going to avoid extinction. Is this hyperbole? In a biology lesson about the bacterial growth curve, the parallels with the climate … Continue reading

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Is the Climate Crisis as Urgent as Covid-19?

Far left UK Labour politician Owen Jones, writing in the Guardian, asks Why don’t we treat the climate crisis with the same urgency as coronavirus? Does he really not understand the difference between urgency and importance? Clearly, dealing with Covid-19 … Continue reading

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