Position: Population Matters!

Email: richard@population-matters.org

About: Richard Grossman practices obstetrics and gynecology in Durango.

Grossman: Shootings are a terrible way to reduce our population

“… I call on President Trump and the Republican controlled House and Senate and Executive Branch to work together, get some bills passed and stop taking money from the NRA because children are...

DATE: March 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Grossman: Shootings are a terrible way to reduce our population

“… I call on President Trump and the Republican controlled House and Senate and Executive Branch to work together, get some bills passed and stop taking money from the NRA because children are...

DATE: March 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Women, especially those like Leanne Jordan, improve medicine

May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half-truths and superficial relationships, so that you may live deepwithin your heart;May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and...

DATE: April 25, 2010 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Haiti's tragedy reminds us to be thankful for our good fortune

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." "font-weight: bold;">- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While riding in a taxi in New York City the radio was tuned to a Spanish...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2010 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Copenhagen conference holds hope for climate change progress

"I refuse to believe that it is too late, and that we cannot do anything about [global climate change]. Copenhagen isour date with destiny."- Mohamed Nasheed, president of MaldivesGood news! We in...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Copenhagen conference holds hope for action on climate change

Governing a single nation is complex, but building agreement among 200 diverse countries is a monumental task. Getting those nations to solve a global problem, which affects each country...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2009 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Population points to limits in thorny issue of immigration

Immigration is an important part of the study of human population. It is a part that I have tried to ignore because Ihave strong, but conflicted, feelings about it. In December 2007, a large...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2009 | COLUMN: Population Matters

Inspiring leadership key to Durango Choral Society's success

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice!- old jokeThere is evidence that singing, especially in a chorus, is good for one's health. My wife and I joined the Durango Choral...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Looking at the population explosion in two different ways

Two friends recently sent me two magazine articles on human population. At first they appear to be conflicting, but,amazingly, I agree with parts of both. Both comment on recent demographic changes...

DATE: June 28, 2009 | COLUMN: Population Matters

On environment, we should live for, and learn from, our children

We are faced with a global tragedy with climate change and decreasing supplies of fossil fuel. Despite a few people whodeny that any problem exists, most scientists are expecting the world's future...

DATE: May 24, 2009 | COLUMN: Population Matters