Utah Organizations & Related Topics:
The State of Utah Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget, Demographic and Economic Analysis
website: Utah Population Estimates Committee. A great source for information on these issues impacting our state.
Go to this link to review the population projections for the State of Utah by the people responsible for tracking the information.
www.envisionutah.org How we grow really matters!
Family Size & Related Topics:
One of the greenest things we can do is have a smaller family: each child's lifetime
carbon impact is close to 10,000 metric tons of CO2!
This website for The Population Connection provides population education information for pre-K through grade 12 teachers
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
The goal of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy
by one-third between 2006 and 2015. www.audubonpopulation.org
National Audubon Society’s Population and Habitat Program addresses human population growth and the impacts this
has on wildlife habitat.
What Sierra Club does: Population growth affects the environment. We work to slow that growth and its impacts by promoting
voluntary family planning and by encouraging the public to advocate for women and girls' access to basic rights, including
health care and education.
World Organizations & Related Topics:
Population Reference Bureau – “Providing timely and objective population information.”
The United Nations Population Fund website provides an enormous amount of material on population issues and the state
of world population.
The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization that works for an environmentally sustainable and
socially just society. The website includes population as a special feature.
scale wind farms are up and running in Milford and at the mouth of Spanish Fork canyon. However, our solar potential
is great. Can you envision the solar facility below, at the Delta, Utah power plant?