Each panelist gave brief overviews on topics such as, “The Tragedy of the Commons: Why Population Reduction Has Become Taboo (Beck)” and “Environmental Arguments for Stabilizing U.S. Population (Cafaro).” Many of the talks correlated the population explosion in the U.S. and around to the world to a number of devastating ecological consequences such as deforestation, exploited fisheries and species extinction. The day’s panel made clear that America is experiencing population growth at unprecedented levels, most of which is due to the generosity of U.S. immigration policies. The conference highlighted that as a result of political correctness, population control remains a taboo subject. For that reason, conferences such as the one Progressives for Immigration Reform hosted are needed to foster dialogue within the policy community and compel global leaders to devise solutions to an impending crisis. A number of the speakers who presented at the conference maintain informative websites that outline key points made during the event.
SOURCE Progressives for Immigration Reform