Coverage of Population Matters in the media

 

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2018

The Four Most Effective Ways To Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

Forbes 30 Nov 2018


Careers come first as women choose not to have children

Express 23 Nov 2018


Baby boom turns to a slump

The Times 10 November 2018


Global decline in the number of children born

Channel 4 News, 8 November 2018


Is having a large family wrong?

21 October 2018, Sunday Morning Live, BBC1


Addressing climate change - blue skies thinking

15 October 2018, 5 Live Drive, BBC Radio 5 Live


Population and climate change

The World at One, BBC Radio 4.


Trying to grow the island’s population is ‘misguided’

26 August 2018, IOM Today


Why women empowerment must be a major national security goal

11 August 2018, Pakistan Today 


Why climate activists can’t agree if we should be having fewer children

4 August 2018, The Independent


Jeremy Vine: Accidents and Procreation

BBC Radio 2

3 August 2018


Having a smaller family is the most effective way to help the environment

Enterprise

31 July 2018


“I’m worried about the environment – so I’ve decided not to have children”

Stylist

27 July 2018


Public want action to curb rapid population growth

The Times

10 July 2018


Would you give up having children to save the planet? Meet the couples who have.

The Guardian

20 June 2018


Kaye Adams Programme

BBC Scotland

13 June 2018


Respecting women’s rights and the planet key to family planning

The Guardian (letters)

8 June 2018


Women who refuse to have babies – to save the planet!

Mail Online

8 June 2018


Is there still stigma for being child-free by choice?

stuff

30 May 2018

The royals who do best are those who restrain their personalities

The Spectator

19 May 2018

How much families with 10 or more kids cost taxpayers in child benefit revealed

Mirror

19 May 2018

‘We need to normalize being child-free’ – US racing driver on population control

RT

17 May 2018

Woman motor sports star takes a lead in race against population growth

The Times

16 May 2018

Leilani Münter, champion of the child-free, urges women to save the planetopulation overload: Are we in danger of outgrowing our planet?

The Times

16 May 2018

Girl Power

The Times

16 May 2018

Racer Leilani Münter takes a lead in race against popualtion growth

Autoblog

16 May 2018

Population overload: Are we in danger of outgrowing our planet?

TRT World

10 May 2018

Is Thanos right?

Gizmodo

30 April 2018

With 250 babies born each minute, how many can the Earth sustain?

The Guardian

23 April 2018

Global population discussion

 

2017

 

Voice of Islam Drivetime

13 December 2017 (1hr 28 minutes into podcast)

‘We need tighter immigration controls.’ Migrants send the UK population soaring.

Daily Express

27 October 2017

‘Unsustainable’ UK population set to hit 70m by end of next decade.

The Mirror

26 October 2017

UK population could hit 70m by end of next decade

Evening Standard

26 October 2017

Should we be having fewer children for the sake of the planet?

The Guardian

7 October 2017

We need to talk about … Population and climate change

The Guardian

7 October 2017

Big Foot comes to The Malls during Green Week in Basingstoke and Deane

Basingstoke Gazette
25 September 2017

The Pope’s confusing message on climate change

Le News

12 September 2017

The third Royal baby sets a poor example of how to combat climate change

The i 

6 September 2017

Squashing our planet

Oxfordshire Guardian

8 August 2017

South Today – Oxford: Big Foot

BBC South Today
3 August 2017

Big Foot makes big statement outside Museum of Natural History

The Oxford Times

3 August 2017

Museum ‘must tell of human risk to nature’

The Times

14 July 2017

Nature versus nurture of a growing human population

The Guardian

12 July 2017

Want to save the planet? Don’t have children! Study finds bringing new life into the world is the most destructive thing you can do to the environment

The Daily Mail

12 July 2017

La planète de plus en plus petite

Metro World News

11 July 2017

Migration puts UK’s soaring population on course to overtake France in 2nd place in EU

RT

11 July 2017

UK to have biggest population in Europe within a generation

The Times

11 July 2017

Migration puts UK’s soaring population on course to overtake France in 2nd place in EU

News & Star
10 July 2017

Mapping the future: Smarter planning for smarter cities

Computer Business Review

30 June 2017

Pressure on services as population continues to rise

Barrhead News

28 June 2017

Migrant numbers rocket as Britain’s population rose by 538,000 last year

The Express

23 June 2017

UK population hits 65.6 million after sharpest annual rise since 1947

The Mail

22 June 2017

Population growth sharpest in 70 years after ‘record’ migration levels

The Telegraph

22 June 2017

UK population hits 65.6 million after sharpest annual rise since 1947
Belfast Telegraph
22 June 2017

British population shows sharpest growth since 1947 – ONS

RT

22 June 2017
UK population sees sharpest rise in 70 YEARS driven by immigration and higher life expectancy as London moves toward ‘Megacity’ status 

Evening Express

22 June 2017

One-off screening of a new documentary at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette 

29 May 2017

Why 7.5 billion people on Earth is bad news

ZME Science 

16 May 2017

Earth’s population just hit 7.5 billion people

Inhabitat
15 May 2017

Businesses warned of increasingly finite resources as global population passes 7.5 billion

edie.net

15 May 2017

Population Matters: Have We Reached 7.5 Billion?

YubaNet.com 

28 April 2017

A global population of nine billion is sustainable

BBC Radio 4 – Glass Half Full

19 April 2017

Springwatch’s Chris Packham says overcrowding in UK will have “profound impact” on country

Daily Mirror

3 April 2017

The Big Questions, Episode 9 Series 10

BBC One

5 March 2017

Britain’s population will pass 70 million in less than 10 years because of EU expansion, experts say 

The Daily Mail 

3 March 2017

UK’s population to pass 70million within the next decade – and will be bigger than Germany and France by 2050

Daily Mirror

3 March 2017

Boosting birthrates in China, Thailand, Hong Kong and South Korea not the key to future economic success

PoundSterling Live 

10 February 2017

Population boom could ‘bring nation to a standstill’

The Times

17 January 2017

England’s booming population spells commuter hell for drivers

RT

9 January 2017

England’s soaring population could bring roads to a standstill and choke the environment by 2030 

The Daily Mail

9 January 2017

 

2016

 

David Attenborough Has an Important Warning About Human Population

ScienceAlert

11 November 2016

A Living Planet? Or endless population growth? We can’t have both

The Ecologist

27 October 2016

Laurie Marsh: ‘Accumulating money for its own sake is called greed. I’d rather give it all away’
The Hampstead & Highgate Express

20 October 2016

Most populous UK city regions saw number of people grow by 885,000 in four years

BT News

12 October 2016

Letters to the Editor: Demography or bust?

The Economist (online edition)

17 September 2016

Poles are now Britain’s biggest migrant group

The Times

26 August 2016

Comment: Effective framing

Environmental Funders Network

18 August 2016

People who don’t have children benefit our environment more than any campaign — it’s time to celebrate them

The Independent

8 August 2016

Earth is now in overdraft for this year: We’ve used up the planet’s resources for 2016 in less than eight months

The Daily Mail

8 August 2016

Net migration fuels increase in households

The Times

13 July 2016

Britain’s population to overtake France as growing migrant families flock to UK in droves

The Express

11 July 2016

Overpopulation: Are smaller families better for the environment?

The IPF

11 July 2016

World Population Day: Building a sustainable future

The Huffington Post

11 July 2016

UK population set to overtake France’s by 2026 say EU economists
International Business Times

9 July 2016

Population tops 65 million for first time

The Daily Mail

24 June 2016

Northern Ireland’s population hits record high
The Irish News

24 June 2016

Immigration pushes UK population to 65 million

The Times

23 July 2016

UK population grows by half a million in a year to reach 65.1 million

The Independent

23 June 2016

Scots population up by 25,400 as UK population tops 65 million

The Scotsman

23 June 2016

Net migration pushes UK population to over 65 million as London grows by 135,000 people

London Evening Standard

23 June 2016

UK population rises to 65.1 million after increase of 513,000 in a year

Daily Mirror

23 June 2016

UK population hits 65 million mark for the first time

The Express

23 June 2016

UK population now at 65 million as 135,000 more people now call London home

London Loves Business

Wales Farmer

23 June 2016

Population tops 65 million for first time

News Shopper

23 June 2016

Letters: Low birth rate

The Times

07 June 2016

Immigration will raise population by four million

The Times

26 May 2016

Population of London to grow to 10 million by 2024

i News

26 May 2016

Good news, ladies! Men to outnumber women in Plymouth by 2020

Plymouth Herald

26 May 2016

Britain braced for explosion in OAP numbers

Daily Mirror

26 May 2016

London population set to hit 9.7m in 2024

BT News

25 May 2016

Letters: More people means greater congestion

Evening Standard

19 May 2016

Sir David Attenborough at 90: An A to Z

The Telegraph

1 May 2016

Letters to the Editor: The Queen has set an example of service we could all learn from

Evening Standard

21 April 2016

Letters: Outside the EU, Britain would be free to spend its money how it pleased

The Telegraph

19 April 2016

EU migrants responsible for one in 10 births in UK

Breitbart London

17 March 2016

EU immigrants responsible for one in 10 births

The Times

17 March 2016

One in six of all new European babies now born in UK

The Express

16 March 2016

This city can only grow by so much

Evening Standard

29 February 2016

London’s population ‘to rise by one million in next 10 years’

Evening Standard

25 February 2016

Population growth

The Times

17 February 2016

Perhaps Malthus was right after all

The Huffington Post

13 February 2016

Only fewer humans can save the world

The Times

13 February 2016

Our city does not need more people

Evening Standard

2 February 2016

Hunters and Hunted

The Huffington Post

21 December 2015

The gift to the future

Remember A Charity

17 December 2015

Another win for the politics of aggression

The Independent

5 December 2015

636,000 migrants arrive in UK in one year, say goodbye to the Britain you know say experts

The Express

1 December 2015

Lower birthrates needed for world to cut carbon emissions

Chinadialogue

9 November 2015

UK population expected to rise by almost 10 million in 25 years

The Guardian

29 October 2015

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Chris Packham: ‘I have nothing against cats; it is the cat-owners’

The Guardian