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New NPG Research Shows How Great Hopes for Renewable Energy Cutter CO2 Emissions will be Negated by U.S. Population Growth

“Bold Claims for Renewable Energy Simply Do Not Hold Up”
Does the answer to winning the battle against climate change lie in turning over great swaths of land and coastal waters to massive solar and wind farms?  According to a newly released study by Negative Population Growth (NPG) the answer is a definite “NO!” […]

Renewables to the Rescue? The Myths, The Reality, and Why a Smaller U.S. Population is Needed to Save the Planet

Can the U.S. economy run on renewable energy alone? That may seem like a fanciful question at a time when the incumbent President insists that climate change is a “hoax” and is determined to restore coal to its once preeminent role in the nation’s energy supply. But a few years back Mark Z. Jacobson, a prominent Stanford University professor of engineering, published a widely acclaimed article claiming that energy from the wind, the sun, and […]

New NPG Paper Sees Present Global Affluence as Brief and Nonrenewable

After Pope Francis delivered a scathing encyclical on June 18, world debate surrounding climate change has become reignited. In response to the renewed public interest in this critical matter, Negative Population Growth (NPG) will release a new Forum paper on July 7 highlighting the links between population growth, natural resource consumption, and the likelihood of rapidly[…]

Save the Earth…Don’t Give Birth (NPG Booknote)

Save the Earth…Don’t Give Birth The story behind the simplest, yet trickiest, way to help save our endangered planet. by Jonathan Austen An NPG Booknote by Edwin Rubenstein “We humans are young, greedy, inexperienced killer primates. We have recklessly allowed our population and consumption to rise beyond the capacity of the Earth. The rise in human […]

NATIONAL HONEY BEE DAY

NATIONAL HONEY BEE DAY – AUGUST 18TH Celebrating Our Very Busy and Very Important Friends It is traditional for all of us to have learned about “the birds and the bees” at a key point when we were growing up. However, the reality is that few of us really learned much about the bees.   Today, the […]

President Don Mann Releases New Paper on U.S. Waterways and Population

Population Growth Continues to Threaten Fragile Waterways Across the Country. Americans have a deep and historic love for their rivers, estuaries, and lakes says NPG President Don Mann.  But are they loving them to death?  They place enormous and at times conflicting demands on the nation’s tens of thousands of waterways:  pure water for drinking and industrial use, plant and home sites[…]

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