Sunday, October 04, 2009

Author of 'The Population Bomb' Revisits Predictions 40 Years Later

''... So, climate change - that is, global warming - is now Paul Ehrlich's focus.

He [Paul Ehrlich] says his earlier theories of population growth and newer theories of global warming are closely linked. "The larger the population, the more rapid the climate change is going to be," he says, "because all of us are involved in producing greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide. So, the second direction is, of course, that with a very large population, the effects of climate change are going to be much more dramatic and much more serious." ... ''

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