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Population, the main polluter

Population, the main polluter

condensed papers [of a] symposium

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Published by ANZAAS, South Australian Division in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population -- Congresses,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Congresses,
  • Pollution -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by the] Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, South Australian Division.
    ContributionsANZAAS. South Australian Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB849 .P69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5456523M
    ISBN 100858600048
    LC Control Number73158811
    OCLC/WorldCa629015

    The chart shows the increasing number of people living on our planet over the l years. A mind-boggling change: The world population today that is 1,times the size of what it was 12 millennia ago when the world population was around 4 million – half of the current population of London.   He asserted that the population would grow geometrically—1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32—and that food production would increase only arithmetically—1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

      Population was growing fastest in Asia and John Robbins’ book entitled Too Many Asians was typical of the period. For him the Indian state of Kerala exemplified the problem: the highly populous state had just elected a communist government. Paul Ehrlich’s best-seller, The Population Bomb, warned of mass starvation. Like those of his predecessor, Thomas Malthus, . 1: China is the largest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world, according to the most recent data from the Global Carbon Project. China emits ab million metric tons per year Image Credit.

      1. Population does not cause climate change. Advocates of population control say that one of the most effective measures we can take to combat climate change is to sharply reduce the number of humans on the planet. This wrongly focuses on treating one symptom of an irrational, polluting system rather than dealing with the root causes.   China population to become world's biggest polluters China's carbon emissions for each member of its population could overtake that of Britain as early as .


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