Paul R Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich
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Paul Ehrlich: A journey through science and politics

In his new book, the famous scientist reflects on an unparalleled career on our fascinating, ever-changing planet.

As I’ve aged, I’ve found myself increasingly diverted from my great interest in human achievements in science to increasing distress at certain features of modern human culture that I believe threaten us all, and by all I mean the natural world, not just ourselves.

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Op-ed: What the media gets wrong about the new world population numbers

The essay the Washington Post’s editorial board recently published downplaying the population disaster is itself a disaster — a misrepresentation of the implications of a global human population that recently reached 8 billion people.

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Paul R. Ehrlich: A pandemic, planetary reckoning, and a path forward
COVID-19 Mobile Testing Center in New Rochelle, NY. (Credit: The National Guard)
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Paul R. Ehrlich: A pandemic, planetary reckoning, and a path forward

In addition to great concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm also disappointed.

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Analysis: Pessimism on the food front
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Analysis: Pessimism on the food front

Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase as the human population grows and its life-support systems are degraded. Steps that might ameliorate the situation are, unhappily, nowhere in sight.

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Vatican visit.

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