The subject of overpopulation and its consequences on
the environment and on our lives are confined to the
rarified sphere of academia , research institutes ,
world institutions and the internet, while its wider
dissemination in the public media and therefore in
the people’s consciousness, is missing.
We aim at correcting such mysterious absence from the
public debate, presenting here some articles and
documentation regarding what we consider one of the
most important issues of our time, overpopulation.
Reconsidering population growth
A round-table discussion on the economic, financial
and environmental implications of over-population.
Optimum Population Trust, London 15 February 2006
The prospect of population decline: environmental
relief or economic threat?
D.A. Coleman University of Oxford
"Science Summit" On World Population
A Joint Statement by 58 of the World's Scientific
Population and Its Discontents
Vision for a Sustainable World
Excerpted from the September/October 2004 WORLDWATCH
Special online feature on population at
Global and Local Solutions to Population
Population size 'Green priority'
By Richard Black
Environment Correspondent, BBC News website
Solving the Earth's environmental problems means
addressing the size of its human population, says the
head of the UK's Antarctic research agency.
The Fewer the Better
8 November 2004-New Statesman.
Peak Oil, Carrying Capacity and
Population, the Elephant in the Room.
What Drives Population - Food or Energy?
Population Decline - Red Herrings and Hope
By Paul Chefurka: www.paulchefurka.ca
From The Life And Death Of Nssm 200
How the Destruction of Political
Will Doomed a U.S. Population Policy
Overpopulation & Terrorism: Rats In A
by John Omaha
Implying That 6.5 Billion Is
Birth rates 'must be curbed to win war on global
31 January 2007
PRESIDENT NIXON'S SPECIAL MESSAGE ON POPULATION
to the Congress on Problems of Population Growth,"
July 18, 1969, entitled "World Population, A
Challenge to the United Nations and Its System of
THE ROCKEFELLER COMMISSION ON POPULATION GROWTH,1972,
on nearly 50 areas of policy and action, including
sex education, equal rights for women, contraception
and minors, voluntary sterilization, abortion, and
Arithmetic, Population and Energy
By Dr. Albert Bartlett. Both video and MP3 available.
Professor Bartlett lectures regularly to a wide
variety of audiences from coast to coast on the
topics such as “Sustainability 101: Arithmetic,
Population, and Energy.”
In 37 years he has given this lecture over 1600
A one-hour DVD of this lecture is available from the
General Book Department of the University of Colorado
Bookstore, Campus Box 36
80309-0036; Phone (303) 492-7599; FAX (303)
$12 plus $7.50 for shipping and handling.
Bartlett accepts no royalties from the sales of
A reprint book of Prof. Bartlett’s papers on the
subjects of growth and sustainability is available.
“The Essential Exponential” (2004)
A.A. Bartlett, R.G. Fuller, V.L.P. Clark, J. Rogers
Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 68588-0131
(402) 472-9304, www.unl.edu/scimath/exponential
(Prof. Bartlett accepts no royalties from the sale of