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New NPG Research Shows How Great Hopes for Renewable Energy Cutter CO2 Emissions will be Negated by U.S. Population Growth

“Bold Claims for Renewable Energy Simply Do Not Hold Up”
Does the answer to winning the battle against climate change lie in turning over great swaths of land and coastal waters to massive solar and wind farms?  According to a newly released study by Negative Population Growth (NPG) the answer is a definite “NO!” […]

Land, Water and Energy Versus the Ideal U.S. Population

Scientific evidence is mounting concerning rapid population growth in the United States that is causing the deterioration of life supporting environmental resources (Bartlett and Lytwak, 1995; Grant, 2000, 2003; Pimentel and Pimentel, 2003; Sachs, 2004). Genuine concerns are expressed about future food security, prosperity, quality of human life, and maintaining the personal freedoms Americans now […]

Forgotten Fundamentals of the Energy Crisis

Dr. Bartlett’s comments on the 20th Anniversary of “Forgotten Fundamentals of the Energy Crisis”    Background Around 1969, college and university students developed a major interest in the environment and, stimulated by this, I began to realize that neither I nor the students had a good understanding of the implications of steady growth, and in particular, of […]

Food, Energy, and Society

Food, Energy, and Society by David and Marcia Pimentel, Editors University Press of Colorado, 1996, Revised Edition. Hardback. Food, Energy, and Society provides a detailed evaluation of the link between two of the greatest problems we face today – uncontrolled population growth and the destruction of our various life-supporting systems – food, land, water, and […]

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