Surviving the Anthropocene: A story of biological gains as well as losses

A lecture for the Oxford University Centre for Tropical Forests by Professor Chris D Thomas, Department of Biology, University of York, author of Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature Is Thriving in an Age of Extinction. In this lecture, Dr. Thomas will argue that a majority of species are spreading into new areas (at least… Read More Surviving the Anthropocene: A story of biological gains as well as losses

Darwinian evolution and Smithian economics refute Malthusianism

The climate website Watts Up With That? posted a commentary by Dr. Larry Bell earlier this year in which he attempts to refute the claim that overpopulation contributes to global warming. I respect Dr. Bell for his work in climate science and agree with his conclusion that overpopulation does not contribute to climate change. However,… Read More Darwinian evolution and Smithian economics refute Malthusianism