As with seemingly everything, Earth’s carrying capacity depends on a huge number of factors, which is another way of saying it depends on perspective.
An enthusiastic Copiosis supporter asked “What is the best way to engage others in spreading the word?" It’s a great question. This post is the answer I gave him, embellished a bit for clarity. First off, the two best documents to share with anyone you’re talking with about Copiosis are the How it works post … Continue reading I see it because I believe it
Some people who believe the world needs changing point to endless growth as humanity’s choke point. They believe the Earth’s carrying capacity cannot sustain the consumerism inspired by capitalism. If that consumerism were to spread to other countries, which seems to be happening, we’d be in deep doo-doo, they say. Others say we are already in the doo-doo. I … Continue reading Endless growth is not humanity’s problem
I don't know Guy. I've never met him. Nor have I seen any of his talks. I'm sure they're downers. I prefer to focus on positive change, not humanity's self-inflicted demise. Guy has some cred. As a Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona, it's hard to argue against his doomy, gloomy predictions. … Continue reading Why Guy McPherson is right