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Population and Intensive Crop Culture Are Unsustainable

April 24, 2008 • News

Thanks to Peter Salonius for the following two articles.
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A growing number of media commentators, such as Allen Greer in The Australian, John Gray in the Guardian’s Observer and Alan Weisman in his book ‘The World Without Us’, have begun to suggest that a world with fewer people would be far better placed to deal with climate change and the exhaustion of the dirty fuels of the industrial past. Many of them appear to think that high technologies such as nuclear energy and Genetically Modified crops in combination with curbs on population would begin dampen the environmental disruption that is becoming increasingly obvious.

For full article, visit: http://www.relocalize.net/population_and_intensive_crop_culture_are_unsustainable

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Population Growth in the U S and Canada: A Role for Scientists (PDF, 139 KB)



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