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Is Population Control The Answer To Stopping Climate Change?

Population control was not discussed in the Paris Climate Talks although it seems to be the obvious answer to all our problems. Environmentalists have, for many years, forecast a dystopia future if the earth is overpopulated. So what are the factors that make population control unfavourable? A more crowded Earth? In the 1950s, the …

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The Paris Climate Talks: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

New Year’s resolutions are typically about self-delusion and politicians have taken up climate change as their goal. Like a lot of us, they say “this time is for real” and “this time is different”. As we are approaching the Paris Climate Conference, everyone is anticipating a deal that will put …