“No one concerned with the state of the planet and the state of the global economy can avoid dealing with population. It is the elephant in the room.” (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/24/popes-climate-stance-is-nonsense-rejects-population-control-says-top-us-scientist)

Planetary pregnant pause precedes pachydermic papal population pop.



“Even though we are in [an ecological] deficit equation we are not taking measures to take us in the right direction. … It is obvious to children, but for 98% of economic planners it is a minor risk not worth our attention. … The two biggest emitters are starting to co-operate and the G20 leaders have recognised we have to move out of fossil fuels by the end of this century – although this is a bit too slow.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/12/humans-have-already-used-up-2015s-supply-of-earths-resources-analysis)

Thankfully today’s children will take charge before then.