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Population and the American Predicament: The Case Against Complacency

By: John P. Holdren Introduction by NPG President Donald Mann (August 2007) The following paper by Professor John Holdren was published in 1973, the year after the Rockefeller Commission on Population and the American Future recommended unavailingly to President Nixon and the public that America grow no more. We have conserved it for so many […]

SIX INCONVENIENT TRUTHS

by Andrew R.B. Ferguson In the film An Inconvenient Truth, ex vice-president Al Gore presents the facts about climate change. It is a bravura performance. He makes use of brilliant presentational techniques to put before us all relevant current knowledge about climate change. He lightens the factual burden with humour, and by including some interesting […]

A Bicentennial Malthusian Essay: Conservation, Population and the Indifference to Limits

Learn more: the Malthusian Bicentennial NPG Executive Director Sharon McCloe Stein’s Review “In 1798, Thomas Robert Malthus wrote the controversial Essay on the Principle of Population in which he stated: “… the power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.” Two hundred years later, a far […]

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 […]

Ending the Explosion: Population Policies and Ethics for a Humane Future

by William Hollingsworth Seven Locks Press, 1996. $23.95 Hardcover; $17.95 Softcover NPG Fellow David Simcox’s Review “Unfortunately, with an endless supply of competing crises to capture both rich and poor nationsâ attention and resources, governments are likely to lose focus . The world community will not do nearly enough to prevent massive overpopulation unless two […]

The Case Against Immigration: The Moral, Economic, Social, and Environmental Reasons for Reducing U.S. Immigration Back to Traditional Levels

by Roy BeckW.W. Norton and Company, 1996 NPG Fellow David Simcox’s Review “We will always be a nation of immigrants. But runaway immigration rates– far beyond traditional levels– are now savaging American society on many fronts. This rigorously reported, deeply humane book documents the crisis and points the way out of a government-engineered mess that […]

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