CAPS Blog - Ric Oberlink

Letter to the Economist re: World Population at 7 Billion

Editor: Your paper gave short shrift to the problems caused by continuing population growth, even as the world faces severe pressures on resources and food supplies, and suffers a tremendous loss of biodiversity ("A tale of three islands," October 22nd.) Perhaps it is due to your unique take on story problems. You wrote that there “is little new farmland available…, water...

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