Population

Original Reporting | | Environment, Population
Feb. 19, 2014 — When it comes to water in America, this truth is self-evident: We are guzzlers from sea to shining sea. Nowhere, though, are the effects of our thirst as visible and self-destructive...view
Interviews | | Environment, Population
Nov. 6, 2013 — Paul Sabin, an associate professor of history at Yale University, discusses his book, “The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon and Our Gamble Over Earth’s Future.”...view
Commentary | | NYC, Population, Urban Policy
March 21, 2013 — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was ecstatic last week, announcing that the city’s population had swollen to an all-time high of 8,336,697 as of mid-2012 Census Bureau...view
Commentary | | Aging, Population
May 2, 2012 — Of all the fantasies indulged in by a society speeding toward self-destruction, none is as consequential as the idea that continuing growth — both in population and size of...view
Commentary | | Aging, Economy, Population
February 1, 2011 — Too many old people. Or, at least, too many old people as a percentage of the population. That’s the message we hear all around us. As the the Global Aging Initiative,...view