It’s time to talk about Earth’s unsustainable population growth
Population. Consumption. A balance of both is critical to a planet marked by better human health, economic prosperity and a flourishing natural world.
Earth Overshoot recognizes that duality and works not only to bring our human numbers back into balance with nature but also to draw attention to the overconsumption of our planet's limited resources. We aspire to be champions for a sustainable, safer, less crowded and more just world.
Despite having an Earth Overshoot Day every year, Terry Spahr proposes we focus instead on the real work that must be done every day, including ending unsustainable population growth if we are to achieve a just, equitable and sustainable world.
I just finished the new book by Jeff Hawkins titled “A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence”. A bestselling author, neuroscientist, and computer engineer unveils a theory of intelligence that will revolutionize our understanding of the brain and the future of AI. For all of neuroscience’s advances, we’ve made little progress on its biggest … Continue reading "Denial with Cortical Columns"