data sources – Utah
Snapshot of 2050, An Analysis of Projected Population Change in Utah, The Utah Foundation, April 2014.
data sources: US and world
news articles – Utah
news articles – US and world
UPEC book picks
UPEC Picks Mark Thomas, Truth, Population, and Mormon Symbolism, August, 2014: Former UPEC board member Mark Thomas' updated essay. Alan Weisman, Countdown, Back Bay Books, 2013 (paperback 2014). Countdown is a very readable and well-written discussion of world population issues, challenges, and approaches. Weisman traveled to 20 countries over two years, talked with a great many people - many of whom are profiled, discussed, and quoted - then produced 500 fascinating pages. Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction, An Unnatural History, 2014. An immensely readable book describing the many ways humans are making the earth uninhabitable for many other species. Richard...
Planning your family
Low Fertility? Really a Problem? http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6206/229 No Children? http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/complete-without-kids/201108/peek-childfree-living http://www.resolve.org/family-building-options/living_childfree/ http://grist.org/article/2010-03-30-gink-manifesto-say-it-loud-im-childfree-and-im-proud/ A School for Husbands - about Family Planning: http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/11/27/358113783/school-for-husbands-gets-men-to-talk-about-family-size 16 Writers on the Decision to not have Kids, a book by Meghan Daum. Do You Need More Children? by David Barash, author of Buddhist Biology. Do You Need More Children? Chronicle Higher Educ 3-2015