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In Memoriam Walter L. Youngquist, PhD  1921-2018 With the passing of Dr. Walter Youngquist in February, NPG and the many Americans alarmed by unending population growth and rapid depletion of earth’s resources have lost a distinguished and deeply experienced author, thinker, advocate and friend. A petroleum geologist with a doctorate in geology, Dr. Youngquist taught, […]

NPG Responds to Current Congressional Debate Over Immigration Reform

NPG Responds to Current Congressional Debate Over Immigration Reform In response to the current debates in Congress regarding DACA, funding for a border wall, and reforms to chain migration policies (among other important immigration initiatives), NPG has issued a national Press Release, placed an advertisement in The Washington Times National Weekly, and contacted every member […]

“A better appreciation of the brevity and exceptional character of the epoch of the fossil fuels can be gained if we view it in the perspective of a longer time span of human history than we have considered heretofore. In Fig. 10 the complete cycle of exploitation of the world’s total supply of fossil fuels, […]

Population Update: More Problems for Big Australia

“Big Australia” Still Spells Problems for the Land Down Under It wasn’t too long ago that NPG drew your attention to an op-ed piece in Australia’s largest-selling daily newspaper – Melbourne’s Herald Sun – titled “Politicians must play the numbers game on population growth.” Author Tom Elliott called attention to the growing problem in the Land […]

Deputy Director’s Corner

Recently, one of our most loyal NPG supporters sent me a link to this article, which appeared in the Star Tribune:  “Minnesota’s Threatened Rivers.”  The story, written by Josephine Marcotty, opens with the statement:  “The greatest river in North America begins in Minnesota.  But our pristine stretch of the Mississippi faces mounting environmental threats.”  In […]

Population Update: New Data Available!

Just released! New birth statistics and state population projections The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) has just released its latest findings on birth statistics for 2015.  (CLICK HERE to read the report.) Here are the highlights: There were 3,978,497 million births in the U.S. last year, or an average of roughly one birth every 8 seconds! […]

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