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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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When will Paul Ehrlich’s food riots be starting?

"Although the size and wealth of the human population has shot up…"—Jesse H. Ausubel. buff.ly/1Gz5vb8 http://t.co/ZvnnhV9aXH
HumanProgress.org (@humanprogress) April 30, 2015

Despite a recent uptick, food prices have been declining for over a century, says @

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Environmental Economics

It starts and ends with Nietzsche

I just read Maureen Mullarkey’s post “The Toxic Legacy of Rachel Carson” on First Things. Well-written and thought-provoking, as always. I will pursue the Rachel Carson references further. 755 more words

18 spectacularly wrong apocalyptic predictions made around the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, expect more this year

This is from the American Enterprise Institute.

Earth Day is celebrated onVladimir Ilyich Lenins birthday a coincidence, I think not.

In the May 2000 issue of Reason Magazine, award-winning science correspondent Ronald Bailey wrote an excellent article titled “ 1,153 more words