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The Netherlands’ hyper-efficient food system is both a triumph and a cautionary tale.

Since the Great Recession, Oregon and many other states have failed to keep up with the demand for new homes. In Oregon alone, the state needs more than a half million new housing units to meet demand over the next two decades, according to a state needs analysis released in December.

Climate activists who worry that the world has too many people are joining an ugly tradition.