SPA Newsletter 140 - August 2020 | Sustainable Population Australia

An independent not-for-profit organisation seeking to protect the environment and our quality of life by ending population growth in Australia and globally, while rejecting racism and coercive population control. SPA is an environmental advocacy organisation, not a political party.

SPA Newsletter 140 - August 2020

In this newsletter you will find

  • a front-page story about plummeting immigration in light of the Covid-19 pandemic;
  • an opinion article by Club of Rome’s Dennis Meadows on the future degrowth of populations, resource use and energy;
  • a response by Jane O’Sullivan to the recent Lancet study on global population projections;
  • Crispin Hull on a positive outcome of the Black Death; Missy Thurston on the need to embrace women’s rights  for the sake of sustainability;
  • a summary of the report on global food security by the Commission for the Human Future;
  • a book review of Julian Cribb’s “Food or War”; the 2020 Unsung Hero award;
  • an obituary to a co-founder of SPA;
  • a letter by Peter Green; a hymn by Paul Prentice; a new book of poems;
  • as well as the branch and communication manager’s reports.

Happy reading!