The Anthropocene epoch (since 1950) is marked by an unprecedented rate of global environmental change caused by population growth, technological development & resource consumption.
Population & Development
In the 1970s, in the wake of the environmental movement, Herman Daly developed ecological economics, an alternative to the standard economic theory in which he was trained. Surprisingly for an iconoclast, Daly served as a Senior Economist at the World Bank from 1988 to 1994. Daly’s theories are passionately discussed by an ardent group of […]
Washington, DC’s Woodrow Wilson Center is noted for bringing together scholars and high-level policy makers in a way that gets results. At the center, Roger-Mark De Souza the Environmental Change and Security Program, among other responsibilities. He organizes multidisciplinary forums, research, and educational efforts on the intersection of population, the environment, and public health not […]