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A new study of population growth published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has confirmed UN projection of population growth to the year 2100. Explosive human population ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 503 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 259 Recommends
In the beginning...there weren't a lot of people. If you are a creationist...there were two. If you believe in evolution...there were still only two...at some point. In the beginning evolution ...
by Bill O Rights
Comment Count 345 comments on Mon Feb 21, 2011 at 02:37 AM PST with 173 Recommends
As negotiations are still underway for the final draft of the Rio+20 summit on global sustainability which runs June 20-22 in Rio, the scientists overseeing the discussions are voicing a warning :
by VL Baker
Comment Count 228 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
How many total ancestors do you have? Genealogists identify ancestors by following paper trails preserved in archives—traditional and digital. Although the goals of genealogists vary, a large ...
by Ruby JM
Comment Count 188 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 05:34 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
by Gegner
Comment Count 145 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2005 at 09:23 AM PST with 118 Recommends
It was over a hundred years ago that Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote his Princess of Mars, a romantic vision of a dying planet with million year old cities on the shores of long dry seas. The world, ...
by kaleberg
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 12:47 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
Dam my rivers and I’ll salt your crops; Cut my trees and I’ll flood your plains. Kill ‘pests’ and, by God, you’ll get a silent spring! Go ahead — save every last baby’s life! I’...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM PST with 96 Recommends
Year of population peak The United States population just keeps growing and growing ... when you account for births outstripping deaths and add immigration on top of that, there's a net gain of one ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 88 Recommends
The denial of climate research and science in general is, I am afraid, only a small part of the problem. Right now, I sit in an electrified, gas heated building, typing on a fossil fuel powered ...
by boatwright
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST with 83 Recommends
Recently there was a new poll that purported to address the real number of LGBT people in the United States. That's a difficult task for many reasons, and it won't always result in honest, accurate ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 128 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 11:57 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
Has policing become more or less dangerous over the past few decades, or the past century? Given all the attention to crime, shootings, gang violence, meth-heads, 'home-invasions', weapons ...
by BvueDem
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 11:10 PM PST with 63 Recommends
Howdy Kids! We have taken the first step towards halting the mindless destruction that Bushco has propagated, not just through their actions, but through the moral tone they have ...
by buhdydharma
Comment Count 185 comments on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 05:25 PM PST with 58 Recommends
7,000,000,000 and rising rapidly. 390ppm and rising rapidly. These are the statistical results of a long term experiment. An experiment with very deep roots. The latest research is telling us ...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 07:23 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute'...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 11:02 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
by Patriot for Al Gore
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Jul 06, 2006 at 08:24 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 06:50 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
"One day, sometime around the middle of this century, during the lifetime of people now alive, the population of the planet will be smaller than it was the day before. Global population growth is ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 47 Recommends
The elephant in the room, we keep saying, is population. It is the biggest factor in every calculation of energy, climate, food, water, ecology, infrastructure, and your odds of hitting the Lotto. ...
by bob zimway
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 12:16 PM PST with 46 Recommends
I'm reading (another) book about 19th Century Russia, this one a biography about Bakunin and it set me to thinking about living through a period where the structures of an existing society are ...
by robertdfeinman
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Dec 27, 2006 at 08:36 AM PST with 44 Recommends
This is the sort of post I hate to write – one lacking a specific topic or issue to tie it together and to make my meaning plain. But I've been asked to address some of these issues by a ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 09:52 AM PST with 42 Recommends