The Planet Archives

The Population Explosion Revisited

The NY Times has an excellent article and accompanying video regarding the Unrealized Horror of the Population Explosion (published May 31, 2015). Citing, among other doomsayers, Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University the article lays out all of the Malthusian arguments which were extremely popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The article and video go […]

The Exhausted Resources

There seems to be a fair amount of concern about resource exhaustion, by which we mean we’ve seen a number of articles and comments regarding the “fact” that we are rapidly exhausting the world’s natural resources. This has lead us to ask a simple question: Have we to date depleted any natural resources? We are […]

Human Progress? Really?

Yes, really. If you read the papers, watch television, chat with your friends and colleagues you’ve likely concluded that life on planet earth is both dire and worsening. Don’t be fooled. We are strongly of the opinion that not only is life on planet earth as great as its ever been but it is getting […]