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MEDIA RELEASES: 1 August 2021

Climate change solutions include stabilising and reducing population

(Media release 30/07/2021) The World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency 2021 released this week says the root cause of climate change is overexploitation of the Earth, and one solution is to stabilise and gradually reduce human populations. The report cites five other solutions including eliminating fossil fuels; slashing back short-lived pollutants such as methane …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 28 July 2021

Earth overshoot day five months too early; Australia’s nine months too early

  Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate.  This year it falls on 29 July, earlier than any previous year. Australia’s Overshoot Day is much worse; on 22 March. National President of Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) Jenny Goldie says …

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NEWS: 18 July 2021

Dr Jane O’Sullivan Presents at World Population Day for Scientists Warning Europe

SPA’s Dr Jane O’Sullivan was the 04th speaker at World Population Day Presentation and Panel Discussion – What is a sustainable population? Why, when and what should we do about it? This was an online event organised by Scientists Warning Europe,  with speakers including Dr Bill Rees, Prof Phoebe Barnard and Dr Christopher Tucker. This …

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VIDEOS: 16 July 2021
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Small families, small planet

An oldie but goody from Population Matters back in 2017 The planet is in trouble – but saving it might be easier than you think. We shocked and surprised these people with the facts. Their responses might get you thinking. More information regarding this video can be found on the Population Matters website. Sustainable Population …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 9 July 2021

The world cannot cope with another two billion people by 2050

MEDIA RELEASE – WORLD POPULATION DAY – 11 JULY 202   The world cannot cope with another two billion people by 2050 On World Population Day 2021 (July 11), Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) says the world cannot cope with another two billion people by mid-century. The UN says global population will grow from 7.7 billion …

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EVENTS: 4 July 2021

Pronatalism and Overpopulation: Challenging the Social Pressures to Procreate

World Population Balance – SPA’s colleagues in North America –  will be hosting a panel even in anticipation for World Population Day 2021.   This online event will be hosted live late in the evening on July the 07th in Australian time,  however for the night-owls among us, please consider going if you can or otherwise …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 3 July 2021

Letters to the editor in response to the IGR 2021

Many SPA members wrote to the papers to express their views in regards to the latest Intergenerational Report and the commentary that followed.  Below are our favourites including Jenny Goldie,  National President and Dr Alan Jones,  National Committee.   AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW Participation Rate Will Lift Us, Not Population In their article about the 2021 …

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