Population Matters

New ‘Sustainability Insights’ collection

New ‘Sustainability Insights’ collection

We have recently updated our set of intermediate-level papers on issues related to population and sustainability.

Insights into population sustainability issuesOur new and improved collection of ‘Sustainability Insights’ papers appears in the ‘Resources’ section of our website, providing more information than our introductory section, ‘The Issue’, whilst still being accessible to readers who do not yet possess a detailed knowledge of the topics.

The index page of our Sustainability Insights collection is linked from the Resources menu on our home page, at www.populationmatters.org/resources/sustainability-insights, in order to help readers understand how the various pieces of the population sustainability jigsaw fit together.

We hope this will also encourage dialogue between experts in the various subjects involved.

The Sustainability Insights Collection

Ageing populations
Biocapacity and ecological footprint
Carrying capacity
Climate change
Contraception and lack of reproductive health
Current population trends
Ecosystems and biodiversity
Energy
Food
Human population history
Materials
Migration
Minerals
New economics (coming shortly…)
Personal contribution to sustainability
Poverty
Rights and responsibilities
Space and amenities
Sustainability and the Ehrlich equation
Sustainable consumption (affluence)
Sustainable technology
Sustainable technology: cornflake example
Water
What things are made of
Women’s rights

The Sustainability Insights collection is a “work in progress”; we aim to add to the list of topics as the collection expands and evolves.

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