Several years ago I gave a presentation called “Geo Destinies in the Coming Age of Geo Scarcity.” It was, of course, inspired by the seminal research and writing about depletion of the petroleum and minerals geologist Walter Youngquist. At the outset of my talk, I extolled his landmark 1997 book Geodestinies: The Inevitable Control of Earth Resources Over Nations and Individuals. […]
Expert geologist Dr. Walter Youngquist calls for a “greatly reduced”population as a critical element of the solution to global resource shortages.
As the controversy surrounding the Dakota Access pipeline continues, debate over America’s fossil fuel dependence and threats to our essential resources have become reignited. In response to the renewed public interest in these critical matters, Negative Population Growth (NPG) will release a new Forum paper today highlighting the links between population growth, reliance on[…]
U.S. Immigration and the Limits of Supporting Earth Resources by Walter Youngquist was originally published in The Social Contract 24, Number 3 (Spring 2014).
In Memoriam Walter L. Youngquist, PhD 1921-2018 With the passing of Dr. Walter Youngquist in February, NPG and the many Americans alarmed by unending population growth and rapid depletion of earth’s resources have lost a distinguished and deeply experienced author, thinker, advocate and friend. A petroleum geologist with a doctorate in geology, Dr. Youngquist taught, […]
Your gift helps publish and distribute materials like this. Download a PDF of this release here. NPG Report Cites 21st Century as “Greatest Turning Point for Mankind” Forum focuses on sustainability of energy resources, population, and a “future of less.” Alexandria, VA (September 14, 2016) – Negative Population Growth (NPG) has issued a new Forum […]
New NPG Paper Explores Demographic Assault on Fragile Planet Analysis finds the “overwhelming scale” of Earth’s problems comes from resource demands of continued population growth. This NPG national Press Release was picked up by hundreds of media outlets across the country, including: The Star Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Miami Herald, The Sun News, and […]