John F. Rohe: Remembering the first Earth Day, 50 years ago

Trib Live
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Our American Future

In 1970, the first Earth Day set a high bar for long-range plans.

"Lifeboat Ethics" Dilemma Will Be Posed By WuFlu-Driven African Exodus

Saturday, April 25, 2020
Our American Future
Africa is young. The median age in Kenya is 20; in Nigeria, 18; in Niger, fifteen. Median age in the USA is 38; in Switzerland 42; in Japan 47. The virus wreaks most havoc among old people.

Pandemics and Population: Correlation To Further Disasters For America

One of the issues that escapes most Americans, certainly our U.S. Congress, and even President Trump is our exploding population. Our ever-closer proximity, our ever-growing density and our overcrowded cities create havoc for the natural world. Unfortunately, few leaders connect the dots, either in America or worldwide.

Population stabilization: an integral component of Earth Day

Earth day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson specifically to address environmental preservation and the impact of overpopulation. The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is on April 22, 2020.

Where does this myth that President Trump's immigration policies have been "restrictive" come from?

Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 13, 2020
National News
Regarding James K. Glassman's "Where's That 3% Growth?" (op-ed, Feb. 27): The usual plutocratic focus on total GDP ignores that per capita GDP is a better, though hardly perfect, measure of the economic quality of life for most citizens.

The Sierra Club lost its way


The Boulder Daily Camera recently published a series of op-eds on the immigration - population - environment connection.

The African behemoth

Insanity: Chief of Staff Mulvaney claims U.S. needs more immigrants

Report: Mick Mulvaney Claims U.S. ‘Needs More Immigrants’ Because Country ‘Running Out of People’
Mass immigration is driving America's population to double within the lifetimes of children born today
Friday, February 21, 2020
National News

White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney is claiming that the United States “needs more immigrants” because the country is “running out of people,” according to a report by the Washington Post.

A staggering 110 million more Americans within 30 years

Few want to address the single most ominous issue facing America in the 21st century. This issue threatens every American who will be alive in 2050. It will affect persons of every race, creed and color. It will affect the rich, poor and in-between. Nobody, and I mean, NOBODY, will escape its consequences.

Unending growth! Amazon buys Colorado Springs Airport site

Massive distribution center, 1,000-plus jobs coming
Growth at any cost, promoted by the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC
The Gazette
Friday, February 14, 2020
Colorado News

Securing its future in the city, Amazon has bought land at the Colorado Springs Airport where it will build a 4-million-square-foot distribution and sorting center, a commercial project that will be one of the city’s biggest ever and one that could propel additional development at the airport’s business park....


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