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  1. August 21st 2015  |  Tags: , , , , ,

    United Nations development agenda adopted

    21 August 2015 The United Nations on 2 August adopted an historic document that will be used to guide development throughout the world for the next 15 years. The document, Transforming...
  2. August 10th 2015  |  Tags: , , ,

    International Youth Day

    10 August 2015 On 12 August we will celebrate International Youth Day. The United Nations established the Day in 1999 to bring attention to issues faced by people aged 15 to...
  3. August 7th 2015  |  Tags: , ,

    Earth Overshoot Day

    6 August 2015 This year, Earth Overshoot Day falls on 13 August. The date represents the point in the year at which we have used up resources equivalent to those Earth...
  4. July 30th 2015  |  Tags: , ,

    United Nations population projections published

    30 July 2015 Newly released United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division projections indicate that the population of the world will increase by approximately one billion to a...
  5. July 24th 2015  |  Tags: , ,

    The Ecomodernist Manifesto

    24 July 2015 A group of scholars, scientists and activists have penned an Ecomodernist Manifesto in which they set out conditions for the achievement of a "good or even great" Anthropocene....
  6. July 17th 2015  |  Tags: , , , , ,

    United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

    17 July 2015 The first official "zero" draft of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) document has been published. The goals will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire...
  7. July 11th 2015  |  Tags: , , , , , , ,

    Papal opposition to contraception

    11 July 2015 Shortly after World Population Day on 11 July, the United Nations will publish their latest biennial population projections. In 2013, the United Nations issued a global population projection for...
  8. July 8th 2015  |  Tags: , , , , , , ,

    World Population Day

    7 July 2015 This Saturday, 11 July, is World Population Day. On the Day, as on every other day since the beginning of the 21st century, global human population will increase...
  9. July 2nd 2015  |  Tags: , , ,

    United Kingdom population growth soaring

    2 July 2015 Population estimates recently released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) of the United Kingdom indicate that population levels in the country are increasing at an alarming rate....
  10. June 30th 2015  |  Tags: , , , , ,

    Pope Francis fails to address population

    30 June 2015 In the first encyclical issued by Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home, he rightly expresses concern about the environment and climate change. However, Pope Francis fails...