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Greens population motion passes Senate

Larissa Waters 1 Nov 2011

The Australian Senate has today agreed, without division, to the Greens’ motion for Australia to take a lead role in devising how we globally accommodate an inevitably greater population within our finite planetary boundaries.

Australian Greens population spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters welcomed the unity of the Senate on her joint motion with Senator Bob Brown on the important issue of sustainable global population.

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IQ2 debate - If we keep populating we will perish

Larissa Waters 23 Aug 2011

At this lively IQ2 debate in Sydney, hosted by the St James Ethics Centre, Senator Larissa Waters debated the proposition “If we keep populating we will perish”.

By the end of the night, Senator Waters' team won as the negative team failed to sway the crowd on the night, with the pre-debate undecided mostly joining the 63 percent in favour of the notion.

The speakers were:

The affirmative team
Dick Smith
Professor Steve Keen
Senator Larissa Waters

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