Articles by: Carter Dillard

Populist Climate Action Requires Thinking About Freedom From Specific Oppressors—Not Just Species Survival

Populist Climate Action Requires Thinking About Freedom From Specific Oppressors—Not Just Species Survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few. In September 2022, an international group of climate scientists published a study showing that the world was close to, or in some cases had even surpassed, key tipping points in the climate crisis that would trigger irreversible changes in the world’s ecosystems. These include the collapse of the Greenland and[Read More…]

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The Global Push for Population Growth Shows We’re Not Grappling With the Climate Crisis

The Global Push for Population Growth Shows We’re Not Grappling With the Climate Crisis

In all of the news surrounding Vladimir Putin, it might have been easy to overlook that he had recently revived a Soviet-era policy called the “Mother Heroine” award, which goes to women who bear 10 or more children, offering financial incentives and other benefits in a bid to spur population growth. He is not alone, with a host of men who[Read More…]

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8 Billion Humans? Population Is a Difficult Conversation, but We Need to Start Getting Real

8 Billion Humans? Population Is a Difficult Conversation, but We Need to Start Getting Real

 It’s time to rethink our broken and unfair family planning systems. July 11 was World Population Day, an observance established by the United Nations aiming to highlight population issues, particularly how the human population relates to the environment. The UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) marked the occasion by releasing its World Population Prospects 2022 report, which announced that the global human[Read More…]

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