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Hyper-population growth–how far down the gopher hole?

June 27, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Leah Durant for bringing this editorial on Examiner.com to my attention. And thanks to Frosty Wooldridge for the great writing and his link in Part 1 to Population Media Center’s population clock.
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America added 106 million people from 1965 to 2006. Demographic experts showed 300 million people living in America in October 2006. They expect an added 100 million by 2035. The consequences grow irreversible and unsolvable.

As population rises, carrying capacity drops. What is “carrying capacity?” For a quick rendition, it means, “The amount resources on a given piece of land to allow long term sustainable human, plant and animal life.”

For full article, visit:
http://www.examiner.com/x-3515-Denver-Political-Issues-Examiner~y2009m6d1


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