U.S. Forest Service Report Projects Population Growth Will Dramatically Reduce Water and Open Space

On December 18, the U.S. Forest Service released its report that analyzed resource management trends and challenges for the next 50 years. The study predicts that growing population and increased urban sprawl will lessen water supplies, reduce available open space as well as prime forest land including privately owned forestland.

Participate in an EIS on Population Growth

Now underway is an exciting process that anyone can participate in who is concerned about the effects on the environment generated by growth in the United States through immigration.

So read on about how you can participate!

Extreme Weather & Wildfires: the Population Connection

Droughts and dry seasons play their part in wildfires. With climate change, we can expect more of all three.

'Adapting' to Climate Change

LOS ANGELES – There’s yet another report, “Mid-Century Warming in the Los Angeles Region,” indicating that the planet will become a more inhospitable place for carbon-based units.

Earth Day 2012

Impressed by the reform energies and media coverage generated by campus anti-war and pro-civil rights protests in the late 1960s, Senator Gaylord Nelson began to plan for a “national teach-in on the environment.” Against all odds, “Earth Day” took place across the country on Saturday, April 22, 1970.

10 Ideas for Earth Day

If you’re in Santa Barbara, SAT, APRIL 21, visit the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park, 1400 Santa Barbara Street, starting at 11 AM. CAPS will have an Earth Day booth.

Revisiting 'Limits to Growth'

“We’re at 150 percent of the global carrying capacity.”

– Dennis Meadows

The State We Have Lost

“You are undone if you once forget that the fruits of the earth belong to us all, and the earth itself to nobody.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Discourse on Inequality

From naturalist John Muir, whose love of nature helped save many of California’s unique wilderness areas, to U.S. President and conservationist Teddy Roosevelt, who doubled the number of national parks, America’s natural wonders – and consequently future generations – have benefited by a few visionaries.

Residents of Overpopulated SoCal at Risk of Death Due to Air Quality

Southern Californians (an estimated 22 million people) are at greater risk of death from the impacts of fine particulate matter in the air versus those living in other parts of the United States, according to the results of a study printed last month in Risk Analysis, an international journal produced by the Society for Risk Analysis.

Mounting Border Trash Proves Alien Invasion Alive and Well

Despite numerous reports from open borders advocacy groups that illegal immigration has come to a screeching halt, tangible physical evidence on the border refutes that claim.