Tag Archives: overpopulation

The Population Bomb Redux: Stephen Emmott’s new book “10 Billion”

Anyone paying attention to what humans do to our planet will not be surprised to hear Stephen Emmott say we need to curb population growth (see The Population Bomb Paul Ehrlich, 1968.) I plan to read 10 Billion.  An except is published by The Guardian.  Emmott reminds us that EVERYTHING we humans do uses water, air, […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

tumblr_m3hk98ChA21qg0r92 “SO THINGS… HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE THAN WE PREDICTED AND THAT’S WHAT’S GOT THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY SCARED” says Paul Ehrlich, author of the best-selling Population Bomb, 1968, in an interview with John Vidal of The Guardian, April 26, 2012. Ehrlich, who is Bing professor of population studies at Stanford University, is a national treasure […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

tumblr_m3hk98ChA21qg0r92 “SO THINGS… HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE THAN WE PREDICTED AND THAT’S WHAT’S GOT THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY SCARED” says Paul Ehrlich, author of the best-selling Population Bomb, 1968, in an interview with John Vidal of The Guardian, April 26, 2012. Ehrlich, who is Bing professor of population studies at Stanford University, is a national treasure […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Since 99 percent of all solid waste in the United States today comes from industrial processes, eliminating all household waste would have little impact on per se waste,” they write. Similarly, the majority of greenhouse gas emissions “originate in industrial and commercial operations. Attributing these emissions to consumers is, to say the least, misleading. Commenting […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

emergentfutures: World running out of resources: UN A major United Nations report has called for a sustainable “evergreen revolution”, warning that time is running out to ensure there is enough food, water and fuel to meet the needs of the world’s rapidly growing population. Full Story: ABC You can get the report from the United […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

emergentfutures: World running out of resources: UN A major United Nations report has called for a sustainable “evergreen revolution”, warning that time is running out to ensure there is enough food, water and fuel to meet the needs of the world’s rapidly growing population. Full Story: ABC You can get the report from the United […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →