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Why I am not a population bomber

In 1968 I read a book entitled The Population Bomb by Paul Ehrlich which began as follows:

The battle to feed all of humanity is over. 

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Society

Plants encouraged as CO2 levels reach 400 ppm

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball is writing on behalf of the plants.

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that global monthly CO2 levels reached 400 ppm. 921 more words

Opinion

Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

Something else climate alarmists don't like to consider, because the truth is an abomination in their cult: rising levels of CO2 are generally good for plant life, as CO2 is plant food, and more plants means more food for humans. Maybe that's why they don't like it, since climate alarmists also tend to be Malthusians at heart.

Thomas Malthus, Malthusianism and Neo-Malthusianism (Part 1 of 3)

In 1921, Halliday Sutherland’s book Birth Control was published. A modern reader might expect that a book with this title would be concerned with family planning and contraception. 650 more words

Eugenics

Another Hubbert's peak find

I am wearing out on the oil and gas finds and the proposed reserves that repudiate the Hubbert’s peak and Malthusian pretenses of the enviros and the fanatic misanthropes. 26 more words

Environmentalism

Jupiter Ascending : The Olympians 2.0

WW~Notes:  I have to say I am a huge Sci-fi fan mainly because in most films even modern day ones there is little to no sexual situations and very little raw language.  2,000 more words

Entertainment And Film

8 existential panics for our times

You can read this blog post at SCMP.COM –

http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1701432/8-existential-panics-would-make-bill-gates-proud

There’s plenty of evidence out there, if you can be bothered to Google, say, “world becoming safer”, that – just so – the world is becoming safer. 718 more words

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Introduction to Cornucopianism and Malthusianism

Cornucopianism is the belief that, basically, technology that we haven’t invented yet will solve all of our problems with pesky things like scarcity and physics, and that the more people to invent and use all of that new technology, the better. 1,041 more words

Sustainability