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- Population, Justice and the Environmental Challenge
Laurie Mazur, the editor of Population, Justice and the Environmental Challenge (2009) discusses how family planning along with efforts to empower and educate women can help save the planet.
- Economics and Limits to Growth
Dennis Meadows, co-author of Limits to Growth (1972) and Limits to Growth: the 30 Year Update (2002), discusses limits to growth and the economic implications.
- Bottleneck: the Human Impasse
William R. Catton, Jr, the author of Overshoot: The Biological Basis of Revolutionary Change (1980) describes how the human species is evolving from Homo sapiens to Homo Colossus and endangering the planet.
- Peak Economy
Richard Heinberg, author of Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines (2007) discusses the economic challenge posed by population growth and resource scarcity.
- Managing without Growth
Peter Victor, a professor of economics at York University, discusses how to maintain a healthy, full employment economy without relying upon endless growth.