Author Archives: Phoebe Bracken

How Many Humans Are Too Many? Where We Draw the Line and Why It Matters

‘The Population Bomb’ by Paul Erhlich and Anne Ehrlich (uncredited) caught the world’s attention towards the end of the 1960s through warnings of imminent global disasters of Malthusian proportions such as mass starvations directly as a result of rapid population growth. The present population of approximately 7.5 billion is more than double that of 1968 […]

The patriarchy and climate change

Explaining the undeniable link between two of society’s greatest threats