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“It is clear you cannot have indefinitely sustained growth of population,” he said. “There has to be a point in the history of any inhabited planet when the number of people multiplied by the impact per person does rival natural processes.” — Lord May.

The cartoon, The Wit And Wisdom of Cancer by Nina Paley illustrates many of the points made by Lord May in The Age article (18 November 2007).

Link via VHEMT. There are subtitles on the copy hosted by Google Video.

Other cartoons by Nina Paley on the issues of over-population, growth in consumption and limited resources are The Stork and Fertco.

Let’s hope it is not Howard that gets to go to Bali next month.

The report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will be important ammunition when world leaders meet in Bali next month to decide what to do after the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012. The UN and many countries want strong mandatory reductions of the greenhouse gases that drive global warming. — The Age

Go for Growth! un-Official Liberal Party Campaign Launch Ad by Cyrius One shows that Howard just doesn’t get it.

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