Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
Humans appropriate about 40% of all terrestrial plant production for various purposes
Those who oppose legalized abortion should be vocal advocates of contraception and contraceptive education.
Scientists are not merely a special interest group.
We continuously reset our perception of what nature is and where nature occurs, codifying degradation
The rapidly growing human population and its global economy are not likely to improve matters for the rest of the biosphere.
Sustainability will not be achieved with rising human population and increasing resource use.
Nothing hurts more than to go back to some of my early haunts, only to find that they have succumbed to suburban development.
there is a direct and powerful correlation between the rise of the human population and the rise of CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere during the past few decades.
We will find it increasingly difficult to feed and shelter increasing numbers of humans across our planet