“A couple of weeks ago, the Lowy Institute’s Michael Fullilove packed the National Press Club,” said Nicholas Stuart, journalist. “He provocatively called his talk ‘a big Australia’ and didn’t disappoint. His answer, it seems, to pretty much all our problems is simple: grow. With size comes influence; we’ll be more robust; and barriers preventing us from realizing our potential will disappear. He’s so confident of his assertions he even backed them up with an opinion piece in The Australian.”
I am one of the very few people to have cycled around the perimeter of the vast desert of Australia, and I am here to state emphatically that Michael Fullilove’s viewpoint makes no sense whatsoever. The view of a “Big Australia” is the view of intellectual troglodytes who lack any understanding of the damage that would do to Australia and Australians.
To promote a “Big Australia” on a “Big Desert” continent like Australia constitutes the height of arrogance and intellectual conceit. Australia lacks the “carrying capacity” for its enormous 26 million in 2014. Every single problem facing Australia today stems from overpopulation: gridlock in Melbourne, Sydney. Air pollution, polluted waters, lack of water, lack of arable soil, species extinction and the list grows.
While the United States, Canada and Europe continue flooding themselves with endless millions of overpopulation – refugees from around the world, Mark O’Connor, Jenny Goldie, Jill Quirk, Dick Smith and MP Kelvin Thomson stand as the only rational, realistic and sane leaders in all of Australia.
Watch this video that played on NBC News with Brian Williams on Monday, March 31, 2014. It will sober you as to your children’s nightmare future with global climate change. (That’s for starters) How do I know? When I worked and lived in Antarctica in 1997-98, I reported on the top scientists of that time creating climate change models on computers from their growing data. Because it seemed so imperceptible, leaders and the general populace around the planet ignored it.
Try to ignore this video:
“No one is immune: study offers bleak climate change outlook” by Ann Thompson, NBC correspondent
If this video doesn’t scare the life out of you, I don’t know what will frighten you into a realistic understanding of humanity’s predicament.
Every world leader and all world citizens should be screaming in the streets for population stabilization and alternative energy resources – even if that means going back to sailing ships, bicycle travel, walking, solar and wind power. We can’t keep burning coal and oil if we expect to survive the 21st century. Period!
Fellow earthlings, we cannot keep going down our current road of adding 1 billion of ourselves every 12 years on our way from 7.2 billion to 10.1 billion within 36 years by 2050.
We tinker with the mechanisms that keep the planet balanced and able to sustain all life. We disrupt water systems with dams, we contaminate oceans with Fukushima radioactive liquids, we poison our soils, we poison the air, we kill endless creatures out of existence and the list grows.
How do any of us think we’re going to fool Mother Nature and the Natural World and get away with it?
We will NOT escape it. Dr. Jack Alpert, one of the most brilliant minds on the planet, offers you a simple understanding via his latest scientific research. www.skil.org
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To all my Australian friends and colleagues, you represent the best chance for any country to address human overpopulation by stopping mass immigration and forcing those overpopulated countries into engaging birth control and family planning. If you remain an exhaust valve for overpopulated countries, you solve nothing. You “enable” them to continue exploding the world population by a net gain of 80 million annually.
Every Australian needs to join and empower himself or herself by joining Sustainable Population Australia at: www.population.org.au
You need to raise your voices by writing, speaking, demonstrating, letters to the editor, calls to your television stations, yelling and screaming – to become the news instead of reading the news.
Otherwise, the great nations of the west will end up like this famous quote by a friend of mine, Dr. Otis Graham,
“Most Western elites continue urging the wealthy West not to stem the migrant tide [that adds 80 million net gain annually to the planet], but to absorb our global brothers and sisters until their horrid ordeal has been endured and shared by all – ten billion humans packed onto an ecologically devastated planet.” Unguarded Gates
“If we don’t halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be done for us by nature, brutally and without pity – and will leave a ravaged world.” – Nobel Laureate Dr. Henry W. Kendall
“The raging monster upon the land is population growth. In its presence, sustainability is but a fragile theoretical construct. To say, as many do, that the difficulties of nations are not due to people, but to poor ideology and land-use management is sophistic.” Harvard scholar and biologist E.O. Wilson
“Unlimited population growth cannot be sustained; you cannot sustain growth in the rates of consumption of resources. No species can overrun the carrying capacity of a finite land mass. This Law cannot be repealed and is not negotiable.” Dr. Albert Bartlett, www.albartlett.org , University of Colorado, USA.
Need I say more? Now, it’s time for you to speak up.