The Overpopulation Podcast
About This Show
Overpopulation is the main driver of resource depletion, dire poverty, climate change, and species extinction. The good news: overpopulation is solvable humanely through dramatically reducing birthrates. In this show we'll make the connections between overpopulation and the many vexing issues of the day. And we'll promote smaller families to achieve a sustainable population and create a more resilient future.
Most Recent Episode
What the Media Gets Wrong on Overpopulation
Overpopulation and the impacts of human population growth have been getting more and more media coverage in recent years. World Population Balance thinks it’s important to have the resulting awareness, education and conversations. But how thorough, unbiased and accurate is the coverage?
For this roundtable episode of The Overpopulation Podcast, the World Population team examines two recent radio programs that took up the issue: More People, More Problems, on 1A, produced by WAMU and distributed by NPR; and Can We Avoid Global Catastrophe As the World Population Heads to 10 Billion? on the series, On Point, produced by WBUR and heard on over 290 NPR stations. The WPB staff at the roundtable: Dave Gardner, Alan Ware, Carolyn VandenDolder and Joan Philips.
1A More People, More Problems: https://the1a.org/shows/2018-01-03/more-people-more-problems-growing-population
On Point: Can We Avoid Global Catastrophe As the World Population Heads to 10 Billion? http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/01/24/can-we-avoid-catastrophe
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Episodes of This Show
Oct 20, 2017
May 23, 2017
Jan 17, 2017