Despite an apocalyptic media narrative, the modern era has brought much longer lives and the greatest decline in poverty ever.
The Population Bomber has never been right, but is never in doubt that the world is coming to its end.
A review of the new book Tickets For The Ark, by Rebecca Nesbit
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And avoid implausible, worst-case scenarios for greenhouse gas emissions too.
New U.N. report says we are about to "miss a brief and rapidly closing window of opportunity to secure a liveable and sustainable future for all."
From "stay hungry, stay foolish" to "try everything, take nothing off the table."
But predictions of the apocalypse are again likely overstated.
Such predictions were wrong half a century ago, and this one is likely mistaken too.
The hot new Deep Adaptation report about near-term climate catastrophe is overblown.
But economic growth will reverse this trend by sparing lots more land for nature during this century.
Not very, says biologist R. Alexander Pyron
New predictions of animal population doom are likely exaggerated.
Recent trends on population, farmland, deforestation, and urbanization are cause for optimism.
Saving biodiversity through markets and technology
Bailey responds to the criticism below
Urbanization, forest, and agricultural trends point in a more hopeful direction