Author Archives: Maria Fotopoulos

World Population Nears 8 Billion

  World Population Day, created by the United Nations “to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues,” came and passed this month. The top news results in a quick Google search on the day were all from India. And as the weekend passed, there was barely any acknowledgement in the United States […]

Progressives for Immigration Reform Scheduled to Attend EarthX in Dallas

DALLAS (April 21, 2019) – Increasing awareness of damage done to the environment by human impact in the 20th century, spurred by works such as Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” in 1962 and Paul and Anne Ehrlich’s “The Population Bomb,” along with the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire in Ohio and a huge oil spill off the […]