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This week Meg and Sacha dissect David Attenborough’s witness statement. This opinion piece covers everything the two found to be problematic and maybe what was missing. Is overpopulation as bad as we think? Is the piece more of a pat on the back than it is a warning? Links to articles and info can be found on the website

population: https://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/14/opinion/overpopulation-is-not-the-problem.html
article on the history of “over-population”: https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/environment/2020/11/david-attenborough-s-claim-humans-have-overrun-planet-his-most-popular
Palm Oil vs Meat: https://www.cowspiracy.com/facts
Politics and the film: https://earther.gizmodo.com/david-attenborough-a-life-on-our-planet-nails-the-plan-1845259550
The inequality of the climate crisis: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1307/6/11/112013/pdf
Book on indigenous mindset: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/316/316088/braiding-sweetgrass/9780141991955.html