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10/08/2018

New Book: Population and the Environment – Free Download

Human Wrongs Watch

John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service*

9 August 2018 – One hopes that human wisdom and ethics will continue to grow, but unlimited growth of population and industry on a finite earth is a logical impossibility.

Today we are pressing against the absolute limits of the earth’s carrying capacity.

There are many indications that the explosively increasing global population of humans and the growth of pollution-producing and resource-using industries are threatening our earth with an environmental disaster.

Among the serious threats that we face are catastrophic anthropogenic climate change, extinction of species, and a severe global famine, perhaps involving billions of people rather than millions.

Such a famine may occur by the middle of the present century when the end of the fossil fuel era, combined with the effects of climate change reduces our ability to support a growing population.

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