PG2C. Stay Current—Patterns in Populations

Staying current for Chapter 2 { Population Growth Contents } 2019-10-11. Giant reptiles once ruled Australia. Their loss sparked an ecological disaster. By John Pickrell, Science Magazine. Excerpt: BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA—Saber-toothed cats, short-faced bears, and other ferocious mammals were the top predators of the ice age across most of the world. But not in Australia. Here, […]

PG1C. Stay Current—What Is a Population?

Staying current for Chapter 1 See non-chronological resources { Population Growth Contents } 2020-04-08. Lynx Numbers Are in Decline in the West. By Karen Weintraub, The New York Times. Excerpt: In recent years, the U.S. government has considered removing protections for the Canada lynx, which has been listed as a threatened species. But a recent study […]

PG6C. Stay Current—One Child

Staying current for Chapter 6 { Population Growth Contents } 2023-04-25. Hong Kong: some schools face closure as birthrate and exodus take toll. [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/apr/25/hong-kong-some-schools-face-closure-as-birthrate-and-exodus-take-toll] By Helen Davidson, The Guardian. Excerpt: Hong Kong schools are being forced to merge or prepare for closure as a decade-long decline in the birthrate and a recent exodus of residents […]

Bibliography for Population Growth

{ Population Growth Contents } { All GSS Books } Brown, Lester R., Building a Sustainable Society, W.W. Norton, 1981  Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Trends ’91, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1992  Chen, Victor, Crisis of a Crowded World, Audubon, July-Aug., 1994  Coale, Ansley J., The History of the Human Population, Scientific American, Sept., 1974  […]

Population Growth

POPULATION GROWTH addresses a fundamental problem: even if we can change our habits to use only clean and efficient sources of energy such as solar, wind, and water power, global environmental problems will continue to worsen if the world’s population continues to grow at the present rate. See Overview. Contents Chapters Investigations Stay Current 1. […]

EU10C. 2009-2014 Our Energy Future

Staying current for Chapter 10 Articles from 2009–2014 Stay current index page for chapter 10 { Energy Use Contents } 2014-12-21. Energy-Storage Plans Gain Ground in California. By Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times. Excerpt: In an unusual competition in California, proposals for energy storage systems beat out hundreds of bids to construct new power plants as […]

EU10C. 2003–2008 Our Energy Future

Staying current for Chapter 10 Articles from 2003–2008 Stay current index page for chapter 10 { Energy Use Contents } 2008 2008 Dec. Pelamis Wave Power. Marine-power firm Ocean Power Technologies… New report suggests Great Britain could derive 20 percent of energy needs from ocean power…ScottishPower is going big with tidal, as Scottish waters open up for the […]

EU10C. Stay Current—Our Energy Future

Staying current for Chapter 10 See non-chronological resources Articles from:{2015–2021}-{2003–2008}-{2009-2014} { Energy Use Contents } 2024-02-22. The Paradox Holding Back the Clean Energy Revolution. [https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/22/opinion/vegas-sphere-energy-efficiency.html] By Ed Conway, The New York Times guest essay. Excerpt: In the 1990s, when multicolor LED lights were invented by Japanese scientists after decades of research, the hope was that they would […]

EU9C. Stay Current—Energy for Transportation

Staying current for Chapter 9 See non-chronological resources Articles from:{2014–2021}-{2009–2013}-{2003-2008}Additional Topics (Fuel, Electric Vehicles, Automobiles) { Energy Use Contents } Latest articles (2024, 2023, 2022)  2024-01-17. Are You a Super Driver? Some States Want to Help You Go Electric. [https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/17/climate/electric-vehicles-high-mileage-drivers.html] By Brad Plumer, The New York Times. Excerpt: A small share of motorists [who drive, on average, […]

EU9C. Additional Topics

{ Energy Use Contents } { All GSS Books } Automobiles Advanced Transportation Technologies http://calstart.org/Automobiles Alternative Power – “Lessons from the Past, Inspiration for the Future of Automobilies.” Essay and photographs accompanying an exhibit at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.Burns, Lawrence D., McCormick, J. Byron, and Borroni-Bird, Christopher E., Vehicle of Change, Scientific American, Oct 2002, […]