sustainability

In October, Population Increases Outpaced Job Creation

President-elect Donald Trump’s repeated promises to create jobs, and bring unemployed and under-employed Americans back into the fold resonated strongly with disenfranchised voters, and helped put him in the White House.

Donald J. Trump: 45th U.S. President

The explanation for how Donald J. Trump won the presidency can be summarized in a single, simple statement: during eight years in office, President Obama consistently put Americans last. Trump’s promise to bring back jobs, enforce immigration laws, restore inner cities and help ailing veterans resonated across America. Obama’s consistent refusal to act in Americans’ best interests, and to on several occasions blatantly ignore Congress, then sign executive actions that plainly hurt citizens, was impossible for voters to ignore.

Recognizing Dr. John Tanton: A Lifetime of Conservation, Immigration Reform Work

A leading conservationist, Dr. John H. Tanton is considered the founder of the modern immigration reform movement. Dr. Tanton has been dedicated throughout his life to preserving our natural environment and to addressing unsustainable U.S. population growth, a root cause of environmental problems.

On Independence Day, Remembering George Washington, the Immigration Realist

Washington advocated for sensible immigration.

The Myth of Sustainable Growth

You hear about “sustainable growth” at city council meetings all over America. You hear how community leaders hire developers to create romantic housing tracts that attract the very best of homeowners. You see graphic plans for growth in city after city in America.

Ever-Growing Human Demands Stress Biosphere: The Case of Fertilizers, Livestock Production and Dead Zones

The BBC reports that a recent scientific study in the journal Nature Communications indicates that global food production requires a “significant” boost in fertilizer use to meet exponentially rising demands from population growth and more meat-and-dairy intensive diets.

Where is our Civilization Headed?

Historian Arnold Toynbee observed that all great civilizations rise and fall, and that, “An autopsy of history would show that all great nations commit suicide."

Does any American, whether black, white or Hispanic, think we will survive another 100 million legal immigrants within 30 years? That’s what’s coming at current immigration levels mandated by Congress from the 1965 Immigration Reform Act. That number includes immigrants, their children and chain-migrated relatives.

It brings up this question: where is our civilization headed?

Amazonia’s Trees Threatened

The Amazon River and Basin (Amazonia) need no introduction. The river itself is by far the biggest on Earth; in fact, its average discharge or flow rate exceeds the next six largest rivers combined (Congo, Ganges, Orinoco, Madeira, Yangtze and Negro). Our own Mighty Mississippi places 9th on this procession of goliaths, with an average discharge a mere one-tenth of the Amazon’s.

Global Consumption Skyrocketing

One consequence of an enormous population

Across four decades, the Washington, D.C.-based Worldwatch Institute, founded in 1974 by the incomparable Lester Brown, has issued insightful reports on important environmental, economic, social and technological trends shaping the future of the Earth and its human inhabitants.

Australia’s Pop. Stabilization Leaders Want Refugees Resettled Closer to Their Homes

Tim Costello, a Baptist minister and World Vision Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, argues that the best way to manage the Europe migration mess is to resettle the refugees in a place where it will be easy for them to return home once conditions permit.

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