Consumption dwarfs population as main environmental threat | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Posted by Trish Riley, April 17, 2009

Here’s an interesting article that makes a good case against our over-consumptive habits – which is clearly a problem of gross proportion here in the states. But he also argues that overpopulation is not a problem, and cites statistics indicating that worldwide population growth will grind to a standstill in the near future. That’s encouraging, hard as it is to believe….

Fred Pearce: Consumption dwarfs population as main environmental threat | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

Thanks, Ed!

BTW, if you missed this cool site on how we evolved into this over-consumptive, waste-rich society, be sure to watch: www.storyofstuff.com.

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