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Forecasting the Unknowable: The U.N. “World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version The United Nations Population Division has put the highlights of its new population estimates and projections onto the Web1. Present world population is 6.3 billion. It is projected to rise to 8.9 billion by 2050, a number almost identical to the 1998 projection but 400 million below […]

The United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development – A Counter-Productive Exercise in Futility (An NPG Position Paper)

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version The World Summit on Sustainable Development concluded its 10 days of deliberations at Johannesburg on September 4th. If the purpose of the conference was to define the problem and then advocate an adequate solution to it the conference was a disappointing – although not an unexpected – […]

The Most Overpopulated Nation

Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Paul R.Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich This paper was originally published by NPG in January 1991. We are reprinting it eleven years later, in January 2002, with the Ehrlichs’ permission. The United States is now the third largest nation in the world, with some 285 million […]

Too Many People: The Case for Reversing Growth

This book explores a fundamental but seldom asked question: has the recent growth of human numbers and economic activity imperiled our well-being, social justice and even the natural support systems on which we and other creatures depend? Challenging a nearly universal enthusiasm for endless growth, Grant makes the unassailable point that perpetual material growth on […]

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