Earth Overshoot has been a guest on numerous podcasts, initiating a dialogue about the role of our global population in environmental emergencies such as climate change, aquifer depletion, deforestation and species extinction and offering practical, proven and research-backed solutions for individuals around the world to help bring our planet back into balance.
In honor of World Population Day 2020 (July 11), Post-Growth Australia spoke with Earth Overshoot Executive Director and 8 Billion Angels Producer Terry Spahr about the environmental consequences of our collective human impact in the USA and India – and why family planning is one essential solution to the many social and environmental problems we face on a global scale.
The 12-minute interview with Terry starts at minute 6 on the podcast here.
"Harnessing the Power of We" Podcast with Earth Overshoot's Terry Spahr
The Earth tells us it's in trouble in a number of ways -- things like changing disease vectors that are really surprising and harmful, food and water insecurity, and mass starvation. Why are we increasingly experiencing things that are hard for humans to recover from?
Earth Overshoot Founder Terry Spahr talked with WGCO Chicago's Mike Nowack about the outsize role population plays in our environmental emergencies and how we have the power to achieve global sustainability.
Listen to the introduction to "Harnessing The Power of We" featuring powerful voices from the film and then point your clicker to minute 10:30 to hear from Terry.
Do You Want to Be Politically Correct or Save the Environment? Terry Spahr Speaks With Green Dreamer
"If you care more about the environment than political correctness, then we have to come together as cheerleaders for a better, safer, less crowded, and more sustainable world."
On this podcast episode, Terry sheds light on what a truly sustainable lifestyle with seven billion people on earth should really look like; why population growth has been the elephant in the room that needs to be discussed more openly as a solution to lessening our environmental impact; how we can work with the nuance that people in "developing countries" have less of an ecological footprint compared to those living in "developed countries"; and more.
Hear more about the conversation between Terry and Green Dreamer Podcast's host, Kamea Chayne. Listen Here!
Born to Be Wild: Terry Spahr Speaks with Rewilding Earth about the #1 Way to Heal the Planet
Rewilding Earth host Jack Humphrey speaks with Earth Overshoot Executive Director Terry Spahr about his organization's efforts to use proven, practical and measurable actions to heal the planet and achieve real sustainability. They also discuss 8 Billion Angels, the ground-breaking new documentary exposing overpopulation's primary role in our environmental emergencies, from climate change to aquifer depletion, water pollution and overfishing.
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