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LATHROP, Calif. — Drive along foreclosure alley, through new planned communities that look like tile-roofed versions of a 21st century ghost town, and you see what happens when ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 318 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 03:42 AM PST with 251 Recommends
Mathematical musings on logarithms, population growth, and sustainability This is another post on sustainability issues inspired by the recent UN report on global population. Sometimes a ...
by alefnot
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 10:05 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Think Global Warming is real? Think it may be the biggest problem facing humankind today? Worried about Peak Oil and $100 a barrel oil? Do you think we may be able to find answers in time, ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 06:04 PM PST with 34 Recommends
In a previous diary, I sketched a quick outline of how humans have only extremely recently come to dominate the evolutionary landscape so completely, and questioned our ability to deal with our ...
by Compound F
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Dec 07, 2006 at 10:02 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Today marks the beginning of Global Population Speak Out . It’s human nature to blend in with the crowd. Nobody wants to be ...
by Growthbuster
Comment Count 122 comments on Mon Feb 01, 2010 at 07:08 AM PST with 31 Recommends
"Unlike plagues of the dark ages or contemporary diseases we do not understand, the modern plague of overpopulation is soluble by means we have discovered and with resources we posses. ...
by michlawa2
Comment Count 137 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2008 at 02:45 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Many believe that there can't be too many children on this planet. Mother Teresa told us that saying there are too many children is like saying there are too many flowers. Could she be ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 152 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 04:43 PM PST with 27 Recommends
by Sarah R Carter
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Apr 10, 2006 at 09:29 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Another day of 100-degree-plus temperatures, another day of drought here in the Lone Star State. Our secessionist-in-chief Rick Perry is outside the drainage basin pursuing his presidential ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 12:01 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
This isn't a serious issue. I know because the serious kids don't discuss it in the WSJ or on the NBC/GE/Westinghouse networks. In fact, the only discussion of it seems to be by those scientists and ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2009 at 11:40 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
UPDATED: Yesterday in a statement acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris said we've had "7.2 million private sector jobs over the last 40 consecutive months of growth" (That would be from March ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 11:23 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The human population of Earth reached 1 billion in 1804, 2 billion in 1927, 3 billion in 1959, 4 billion in 1974 and 5 billion in late 1986. Last year on October 12th 1999, the human population ...
by michlawa2
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri May 08, 2009 at 05:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The trend has continued for the past 5 years, as there aren't enough jobs to keep pace with natural population growth for high school and college graduates. And of the new jobs being created, an ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 01:28 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Is it reasonable to think that earth can not sustain a human population of 9 billion and maintain other forms of life? Using Google scholar and Wikipedia as databases I researched the ...
by marthature
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 10:08 AM PST with 14 Recommends
If you build it they will come! Dry up rivers or address population growth? Recently I was unable to attend and film an important public meeting about future water supply planning for Colorado. ...
by Growthbuster
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 11:09 AM PST with 14 Recommends
There are smart voices raising awareness of the global challenges presented by population growth. I thought I’d share some of the best. Is this list really the cream of the crop? I invite you to ...
by Growthbuster
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 03:07 PM PST with 13 Recommends
zpg. Zero population growth. In the next decade Africa will tack on a couple billion ppl. Africa already has a lot of problems, adding more people won't improve it. America may add 100 million. ...
by mattinjersey
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 04:17 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
According to the NPR , at least 16 people, including three veteran storm chasers, were reported dead from tornadoes that recently swept through Oklahoma. That was just 11 days after the May 20 ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
A few weeks ago, just before ABC aired its apocalyptic two-hour special, Earth 2100 , ...
by Growthbuster
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 06:57 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Earth 2100 is an ABC News (U.S.) special that will air the evening of June 2. At the show’s little-tended website one finds hope for a remarkably candid (...
by Growthbuster
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri May 29, 2009 at 09:49 AM PDT with 11 Recommends