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Dementia: Living Near Major Roads Linked To Increased Risk Of Memory Loss

Dementia: Living Near Major Roads Linked To Increased Risk Of Memory Loss | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
A new study, published in the journal Lancet, has linked living close to major roads with increased risk of dementia.
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Just one more price we pay for unfettered growth - population and urban.
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Free Webinar to Settle Controversy on Overshoot | GrowthBusters

Free Webinar to Settle Controversy on Overshoot | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
One of the three podcasts I host is called The Overpopulation Podcast, a project of World Population Balance. One episode this year featured a conversation with
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Is the problem overpopulation? Or is it overconsumption? This blog post explores the controversy.
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See This Important Film for Free | Growth Bias Busted

See This Important Film for Free | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
GrowthBusters turns the world upside down and shakes it to see what makes it tick. What I found was very troubling. There is a religion in the world bigger and
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On the Wall of Fame today at Growth Bias Busted. Great chance to see a vital film.
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What President Trump Will Mean for Earth’s Climate

What President Trump Will Mean for Earth’s Climate | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
He could prove cataclysmic.

Via Ecoplum
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Growth profiteers do their damage.
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Growth Trumps Sustainability | Growth Bias Busted

Growth Trumps Sustainability | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
An opinion piece in today’s Wall Street Journal just begged to be on the Wall of Shame here at Growth Bias Busted. They had me at the headline: A Vote for
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Free Webinar: “Population Taboo” Banished | GrowthBusters

Free Webinar: “Population Taboo” Banished | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Ten years ago I described for a freelance journalist my fledgling documentary project, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Her advice? "Just don't get into
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How much progress has been made in diminishing the taboo on discussing overpopulation?
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Paleozoic Approach to Civic Success | Growth Bias Busted

Paleozoic Approach to Civic Success | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
I have a real problem with population growth maintaining its undeserved place on the mantle of trophies for city success. Cities don’t grow their population in
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We REALLY need new metrics and better reporting on civic success.
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Green Living Survey | GrowthBusters

Green Living Survey | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Over 7 billion of us are alive on this planet today. Twice as many as in 1969. Our $80 trillion global economy has doubled since 2003. Are we doing what it
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Take this great little 3-minute survey and then find out how you compare.
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These are the '10 emerging markets of the future'

These are the '10 emerging markets of the future' | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
A new report from BMI Research has identified the countries that are set to become new drivers of economic growth over the next 10 years.
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Choosing ChildFree

Stream Choosing ChildFree by Overpopulation Podcast from desktop or your mobile device
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Some uncommon sense about family size and sustainable population in this podcast. Good idea to subscribe to this podcast series.
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#2: The Local Growth Machine

Stream #2: The Local Growth Machine by Paving Paradise from desktop or your mobile device
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This new podcast promises a steady stream of insight into growth mania.
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Climate, Energy, Economy: Pick Two - The Automatic Earth

Climate, Energy, Economy: Pick Two - The Automatic Earth | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Everything that is not resilient to high energy prices and extreme weather events will become economically unviable.

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Polyanna: Ignore the Elephant About to Crush You | Growth Bias Busted

Polyanna: Ignore the Elephant About to Crush You | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
I was hoping to get the refrigerator magnets out when I saw the headline: The Eco Guide to Population Growth. That’s an audacious title. “Eco Guide” connotes
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Roles of Population and Consumption in Overshoot | GrowthBusters

Roles of Population and Consumption in Overshoot | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
The second in the GrowthBusters webinar series, Solving Overshoot: End Overpopulation or Stop Overconsumption, went by too quickly. At the end of the hour there
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Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich and former UK Guardian columnist Madeleine Somerville answer questions from the webinar, Solving Overshoot. Generates an interesting discussion.
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Solving Overshoot: End Overpopulation or Stop Overconsumption? | GrowthBusters

Solving Overshoot: End Overpopulation or Stop Overconsumption? | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
FREE WEBINAR - click to register Wednesday, December 14 9-10 pm U.S. Eastern Time The evidence is clear: the scale of the human enterprise has outgrown
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2nd in this exciting new webinar series, features Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich.
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Free Screening - Signup | GrowthBusters

Free Screening - Signup | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Everything we thought we knew is wrong.
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This film explains the lunacy of our quest for growth. A must-see and must-share.
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DiCaprio’s Before the Flood Almost Gets It Right | Growth Bias Busted

DiCaprio’s Before the Flood Almost Gets It Right | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
American actor Leonardo DiCaprio lands on the Wall of Shame today for one statement he made in his new film, Before the Flood. I do this very reluctantly,
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#3: Drinking the Pro-Growth Kool-Aid

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Surprising how much brainwashing you'll find in a week in your local paper.
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Overpopulation: The New Conversation | GrowthBusters

Overpopulation: The New Conversation | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
FREE WEBINAR - click to register Is the Population Taboo Behind Us? Population growth and overpopulation are back in the public conversation. Is this an
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Pretty exciting opportunity?
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How GREEN are you living? | GrowthBusters

How GREEN are you living? | GrowthBusters | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
I am obsessed with minimizing my impact on the planet. Am I the only one? I want to know (take this survey).
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Interesting survey to gauge commitment to reducing impact and to test knowledge of effective individual tactics.
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Upbeat shoppers boost Europe's growth hopes

Upbeat shoppers boost Europe's growth hopes | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Upbeat consumers are driving economic growth in Britain and Germany, raising hopes that Europe’
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This is not good news. Europeans don't need to consume more.
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Independent Chips Away at Population Taboo / Childfree Celebrated | Growth Bias Busted

Independent Chips Away at Population Taboo / Childfree Celebrated | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Good-hearted people with a conservation ethic are changing their light bulbs, recycling obsessively, and trading in their Chevrolet Suburbans for Toyota Priuses
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Rare example of good media treatment of overpopulation.
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What Warren Buffett Didn’t Tell Us | Growth Bias Busted

What Warren Buffett Didn’t Tell Us | Growth Bias Busted | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett makes the Wall of Shame today for – apparently – failing to understand limits to growth. One would hope such a smart and successful
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Episode 1: World Population Day & Water in the West

Stream Episode 1: World Population Day & Water in the West by Paving Paradise from desktop or your mobile device
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New podcast - takes UN and UNFPA to task for tap-dancing around "overpopulation." Also the insanity of chasing population growth in the ever-drying American West.
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College Kid: I’m Scared Of Having Kids Because Global Warming

College Kid: I’m Scared Of Having Kids Because Global Warming | Growth Mania | Scoop.it
A student at Oberlin wrote a letter to the editor Tuesday saying that she's scared to have kids because of global warming.
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This student should be scared, and perhaps knows conceiving a child exacerbates climate change. This should be in the discussion.
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