The real crisis is not the influx of refugees to Europe per se but a toxic combination of destabilising foreign policy agendas, economic austerity and the rise of right-wing nationalism, which is likely to push the world further into social and political chaos in the months ahead.
The creators of the award-winning documentary Mother: Caring for 7 Billion, Tiroir A Films, have made a ‘Director’s Cut’ of the film available, streaming free on the internet in honour of Earth Day (22 April). From 19 April until the end of May, the film can be accessed for viewing on YouTube. The documentary follows the learning journey of […]
We are very excited to share news of our latest project: The (En)Rich List.
(written with Donnie Maclurcan) In front of a packed audience of 1,000 in Sydney on Monday night, U.S. Professor of Population Studies Paul Ehrlich delivered the Jack Beale address on population. On the same day, the United Nations estimated that the world reached a total population of 7 billion, taking just 12 years for the last […]
In this book review, Eric Doherty argues ‘Transport for Suburbia’ is essential reading for everyone who fights for effective action on the climate crisis.
Sometime in the next few months, the world’s population clock will tick over seven billion people. Global population has tripled in my lifetime, and is continuing to rise. The UN has just predicted we face a world of 10 billion in 2100. This has immense implications for all of us, and Australia will not be […]
The International Rangelands Congress brought together professionals working on the production and sustainability of rangelands. Despite their importance to our environment and people, they are undergoing rapid change that threatens their very existence.
Sir David Attenborough presents the 2011 RSA President’s Lecture, during which he refers to ‘sustainable growth’ as an oxymoron.
The acceptance of the Earth’s physical limits and how to respond to this reality often creates a division between those supporting a reduction in population and those supporting a reduction in consumption, yet this distinction is an artificial one.