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Some sustainability issues you will hear little or nothing about at other sessions at this conference, nor read much about in lists of “50 simple things you can do to save the Earth” . Lists of things people can do to mitigate global warming, but that completely ignore overpopulation:.

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Some sustainability issues you will hear little or nothing about at other sessions at this conference, nor read much about in lists of “50 simple things you can do to save the Earth”


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Lists of things people can do to mitigate global warming, but that completely ignore overpopulation:

Sierra Club

Al Gore’s list

NRDC

Union of Concerned Scientists

Environmental Defense

Outside Magazine’s Green Issue

Time’s Global Warming Survival Guide


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The number of children a couple has is not a component of anybody's sustainability equations


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National GeographicGreendex poll of 14,000 people in 14 countries

To determine a person’s environmental footprint and “to promote environmentally sustainable consumption”.


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  • Family 1Family 2

  • Father Husband

  • MotherWife

  • 4 minor childrenno children


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Eat little or no meat and fish

Meat industry => atmospheric carbon

Fish consumption => species extinction and death of aquatic ecosystems

Misuse of antibiotics

Excessive cruelty to animals

e) Diminished wildlife habitat and elimination of essential top predators


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Switch from using cars and airplanes to (fast) trains where appropriate


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Change from Plurality Voting to something better (note, virtually every voting system is better than the plurality voting we have now).

Please consider attending a panel discussion on voting systems and sustainability at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday


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Kyoto’s Binding Targets

7,000

Official baseline years

Kyoto Targets

6,000

United States

5,000

4,000

Million metric tons CO2 per year

3,000

European Union (EU-15)

2,000

Japan

1,000

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Kyoto’s Binding Targets

7,000

Official baseline years

Kyoto Targets

6,000

United States

5,000

4,000

Million metric tons CO2 per year

3,000

European Union (EU-15)

2,000

Japan

1,000

-

2016

2004

2008

2012

2000

1924

1928

1944

1952

1956

1960

1964

1968

1984

1988

1992

1996

1932

1936

1940

1948

1972

1976

1980

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