Simon Butler

Simon Butler is coauthor of Too Many People? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis. He is editor of Green Left Weekly.

  • 7 Billion: What to expect when you’re expanding—a special series

    Is the environmental crisis caused by the 7 billion or the 1%?

    The United Nations says that the world’s population will reach 7 billion people this month. The approach of that milestone has produced a wave of articles and opinion pieces blaming the world’s environmental crises on overpopulation. In New York’s Times …