The forgotten art of sharing is making a comeback
| 28 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
One man's trash is another man's treasure - an idea that could save the planet.
Gambling on the future of the planet
Roger Pielke Jr
| 08 October 2013 | FEATURES |
The history of Paul Ehrlich's bet with Julian Simon is a great introduction to the population-resource debate.
Ten billion people = we’re all doomed!
| 03 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
The Guardian's frontpage is full of our doom - population inspired doom.
USA’s Population Crisis: Hogwash?
| 24 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
A recent opinion piece in the NYTimes tries to tell us that the USA has no fertility crisis.
In a natural state
The notion that nature is unchanging and that man is a destroying intruder has captured the imagination of our contemporaries. But many ecologists now question it.
Malaysia’s planned new eco-city
| 05 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
Malaysia is planning a new green, energy efficient eco-city called “Iskandar Malaysia”. The country expects the new development, which covers about 2500 square kilometres, to have 3 million residents by 2025.
Apocalypse Not: doomsday thinkers of Oz should get out more
| 13 August 2012 | FEATURES |
Instead of moaning about impending disasters, environmentalists need to innovate.
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.
New Prius helps environment, says The Onion
| 16 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
Um, well this video is The Onion's take on green-friendly technology. Why do we need people anyway? Don't they just pollute too much? Spoiler: only for people who enjoy tasteless humour.
Population putting pressure on Planet – putative points pondered
| 29 March 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
In London today the Planet Under Pressure conference will come to an end. “What is this conference about?” I hear you ask. Well, according to its website (seriously, what did we do before the internet??) the conference...
Prince Charles and our Extinction
| 13 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |
Prince Charles has delivered his first speech as president of the WWF UK.
Who is the sensible environmentalist?
| 02 April 2011 | FEATURES |
Two founders of Greenpeace, now on opposite sides of the fence, conduct a fascinating debate over climate change.
When a Billion Chinese Jump
| 17 March 2011 | FEATURES |
The dark side of China's rapid industrialisation is terrible environmental damage, claims a British journalist.
The quest for ethical oil
| 18 October 2010 | FEATURES |
Canada’s oil sands exploitation may not be cleanest industry on the planet, but how ethical are the alternatives?
Will shuffling the deck deal BP a better hand?
Along with cleaning up the catastrophic oil spill, BP has to clean up its toxic corporate culture.
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