Australian academics moot trading in children
| 13 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
A close shave with plutonium foam
Karl D. Stephan
| 26 September 2014 | FEATURES |
Lack of professional integrity, even in engineering, can have nasty consequences.
Explainer: do 97% of scientists fear global warming?
| 27 May 2014 | FEATURES |
How did they reach this figure without doing a poll?
Is climate change a threat to democracy?
| 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |
Two recent proposals suggest that the Ivory Tower has lost faith in the wisdom of democracy.
Is Single Occupancy Vandalising the Environment?
| 04 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
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...
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