Population

Page 1 of 812345...Last »

Been there, done that: never-ending doomsday predictions about overpopulation

Been there, done that: never-ending doomsday predictions about overpopulation

There is no shortage of doom and gloom books that look at world demographic trends, but what is surprising is how many get the story wrong. While many countries are trying to figure out how to restore fiscal sanity following out-of-whack budgets that fund a welfare state predicated on population growth and having a critical mass of workers to pay for dependents (especially seniors), most books on population insist ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Author identifies causes, problems of lower fertility rates

Author identifies causes, problems of lower fertility rates

What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Disaster by Jonathan V. Last (Encounter, $28, 230 pages) In 1968, Paul R. Ehrlich published an influential book, The Population Bomb. The manuscript was originally entitled, “Population, Resources, and Environment,” and Erhlich warned of impending doom if global population growth was not significantly curtailed. Erhlich predicted environmental catastrophe, famine, and even war if the world’s population was allowed to grow. ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Anti-human life environmentalism

Green activists promote one-child policy, contraception as keys to save planet The National Post’s Diane Francis promoted the idea of a global one-child policy in her Dec. 8, column. The article ran at the beginning of the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, and in it Francis, the editor-at-large of the Post’s Financial Post section, said the real environmental issue is not global warming but overpopulation. Her ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:     

Abortion, condom advocate to speak at evangelical college Stephen Lewis to lecture at Redeemer University

Abortion, condom advocate to speak at evangelical college Stephen Lewis to lecture at Redeemer University

Redeemer University College, an undergraduate liberal arts college founded by the Christian Reformed denomination, is scheduled to host a lecture in January by Stephen Lewis, former UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. RUC’s activities and orientation co-ordinator, Micah van Dijk, who is helping to plan the event along with the university’s social justice club, admitted to LifeSiteNews.com in an interview ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Borlaug proved Malthus wrong

Agronomist who helped double agricultural production dies at 95 Norman Borlaug, one of the most important people of the 20th century, has died at the age of 95. Borlaug is often referred to as the “father of the green revolution” – the new processes and techniques in agriculture that brought food to hundreds of millions of starving people and helped lower the cost of food products around ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Ending abortion necessary to ease cost of aging society

As the huge costs of caring for Canada’s rapidly aging population become ever more apparent, more and more Canadians are finally beginning to realize that the collapse of the birthrate in Canada over the past 40 years threatens the economic prosperity of future generations. In a recent report, “Faster, Younger, Richer? The Fond Hope and Sobering Reality of Immigration’s Impact on Canada’s Demographic and Economic Future,” Robin Banerjee and ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Refusing to face the truth about our aging society

Over the last few months, numerous groups and media outlets have noticed that the world’s population is aging –alarmingly so in the developed world – yet few identified the solution to the problem. From the business pages of the daily papers to financial advisers, from the International Monetary Fund to the C.D. Howe Institute, alarm bells have been ringing about the rapidly aging populations of Canada, the United States, Japan and Europe. The developing world is also aging, though not as ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

U.S. prepares to fund UNFPA

As anti-life lobbying continues at the UN, American funds denied to the UNFPA during the Bush administration will soon be released. (Continue reading)

Tagged with:     

Lower birthrates will trigger labour shortages

Lower birthrates will trigger labour shortages

Statistics Canada has released a report, “Labour Force Projections for Canada, 2006-2031,” which finds that as babyboomers begin to retire, there will be a major decline in the workforce participation rate. While sunny-eyed optimists point to the part of the study that says the number of workers will continue to ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Declining population impacting P.E.I.’s schools and churches

School enrolment figures in P.E.I. have dropped dramatically in recent years. Some rural schools are down more than 40 per cent and there are almost 25 per cent fewer students in Grades 1-3 than in 2001. “The declines have come quicker and broader than expected. The drop in the younger grades is particularly worrisome,” says ... (Continue reading)

Tagged with:

Will there be a ‘people cam’?

“Would homosexuality be one of nature’s ways to control world overpopulation?” a student in our Senior’s College biology class asked the other day.  She didn’t know there isn’t actually an overpopulation problem. The professor didn’t enlighten her. Didn’t tell her there are more TVs than people in the average North American home. Didn’t tell her that an aging population and declining fertility are now the biggest problem facing ... (Continue reading)

Canada’s population time bomb continues to tick toward disaster

A Statistics Canada report is revealing once again that Canada’s birth rate continues to decline, now to a record low of 10.5 live births per 1,000 population in 2004, down from 10.6 in 2003. It is part of a worrying trend. StatsCan is also reporting that the average age of women giving birth ... (Continue reading)

Scientist advocates elimination of 90 per cent of the human race

It's hardly a stretch to say that the near-extermination of humankind isn't a popular idea among the public. If any politician ever dared to dismiss humanity as "fat, human biomass" and advocated the destruction of 90 per cent of the world's population from the dreaded Ebola virus (an 80-90 per cent lethal disease, which inflicts horrible suffering upon its victims, ... (Continue reading)

Some people just don’t get it

That’s just one of so many things they just don’t understand. Canadians are aging. Elderly persons are heavy consumers of health care. In the past 30 years, we have aborted 2.5 million children, some of whom could have been doctors by now. Will “they” ever see the connection? It was recently reported that in a very few years, the majority of Canadians will be new immigrants. We have to rely on immigration to ... (Continue reading)

‘Generation Pro-Choice’ may be the last

Commentary by Donald DeMarco The Interim The story is told of the airline captain who announced some “good news” and some “bad news” to his passengers. The good news was that the plane was travelling smoothly at 30,000 feet and steadily at a speed of 500 miles per hour. The bad ... (Continue reading)

Page 1 of 812345...Last »