What will it be like for a person living in the year 3030 to look back through history to this year, 2020? A perspective from 3030 is useful because (1) we will have achieved an sustainable environmental steady state by then, and (2) such a perspective emphasizes the huge number of people that will live between 2020 and 3030, and how the decisions we make now will affect them.

About 140 million people are born every year. If births continue at this rate, 140 billion people will be born in the next thousand years. We expect the birth rate will…

Dean Wallraff

Dean Wallraff is a climate litigator, the founder and Executive Director of Advocates for the Environment, an environmental law firm and advocacy organization

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