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August 21st 2008
Population growth threatens UK’s future (press release)Continuing large-scale population growth threatens Britain’s future security, the Optimum Population Trust said today (Thursday, August 21). Commenting on the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, which...
July 11th 2008
Report challenges “right” to have children (press release)There is no unlimited right to have children, according to a study published today (Friday July 11, World Population Day) by the Optimum Population Trust. Despite the United Nations’...
June 30th 2008
Eco-towns “irrelevant” to UK housing and environment (press release)The Government’s plans for eco-towns make a “derisory” contribution to housing need and are irrelevant to the environmental challenges facing Britain, the Optimum Population Trust says today (Monday...
April 1st 2008
Peers’ immigration report “forgets environment” (press release)Large-scale immigration poses threats to the environment largely overlooked by the House of Lords economic affairs committee, the Optimum Population Trust said today (Tuesday, April 1). The committee’s report,...
March 19th 2008
Population growth should be treated as national security risk (press release)The Government’s national security strategy recognises many of the new environmental symptoms of global insecurity but ignores their root cause, the Optimum Population Trust said today (Wednesday, March...
February 18th 2008
UK “overpopulated” by 70 per cent (press release)If the UK had to provide for itself from its own resources, it could support a population of only 17 million – 43 million less than its latest...