Concern about overpopulation is a red herring; consumption’s the problem

Posted on Mar 28, 2014
Concern about overpopulation is a red herring; consumption’s the problem

Population stability or decline is not an environmental panacea if it is accompanied by continued growth in consumption This article first appeared in The Guardian, on March 28, 2014, and has been translated into Turkish. More than half the world’s population now lives in countries where the fertility rate – the average number of babies […]