New AAAS President, Steven Chu, Calls Attention to the Population Issue

The new president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science made his remarks as studies are revealing the stark impact of climate change in Canada, and the pervasiveness of air pollution around the [...]

United Nations’ Population Projections Challenged by Authors

Canadian journalist John Ibbitson and political scientist Darrell Bricker have been receiving a lot of media attention for their book Empty Planet, which challenges the UN’s population projections for this century. The UN’s median projection has the world’s [...]

Collapsing Insect Populations Signal “Ecological Armageddon”

Studies on insect populations in recent years show that the impact of climate change on tropical ecosystems may be much greater than had been anticipated. The results are so dire that the findings prompted one researcher to concludethat “We [...]