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World 'population bomb' may not go off as feared, finds Club of Rome study — guardian — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
— The authors caution that falling birthrates alone will not solve the planet's environmental problems, which are already serious at the 8 billion level and are primarily caused by the excess consumption of a wealthy minority. Declining populations can also create new problems, such as a shrinking workforce and greater stress on healthcare associated with an ageing society, as countries like Japan and South Korea are finding.
World Bank Warns of 'Lost Decade' as Potential Growth Slows — bloomberg ● — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
How Earth's natural mechanisms control runaway climate change — new MIT study — source — 28 March 2023 (LINK)
—"Today's global warming will eventually be canceled out through this stabilizing feedback. But on the other hand, it will take hundreds of thousands of years to happen, so not fast enough to solve our present-day issues."
Bill McKibben: Climate change is the legacy of people over the age of 60. That's why we must protest — theguardian — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
Humans need to see themselves as part of nature, says environmental study — phys.org — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
— 'Humanity needs to change its relationship with nature to make it part of ourselves/"us," so that biodiversity and our physical surroundings can flourish.' Professor Tom Oliver will present the findings of the report to the European Commission on Thursday, 20 April.
DR Congo Militia Executes 17 Hostages — ground.news: 20 sources — 26 March 2023 (LINK)
Catchup: Blue Carbon: If done with integrity, carbon offsetting could be vital in the fight against climate change — euronews — 25 March 2023 (LINK)
Breaking news: expect these to change
Stocks gain, dollar slides, as banking fear eases — reuters — 28 March 2023 (LINK)
Netanyahu announces delay to Israel judicial overhaul plans amid huge protests — ground.news: 236 sources — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
Voter abstention rises in Cuban National Assembly election — ground.news: 29 sources — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
At least 20 dead after bus hits bridge, burns in Saudi Arabia — ground.news: 32 sources — 27 March 2023 (LINK)
Landslide kills at least 16 in Ecuador's Andes — ground.news: 76 sources — 27 March 2023 (LINK)