The return of the population bombers

Green Blog

Check the environmentalism section of any large bookstore: you’ll find dozens of books arguing that overpopulation is destroying the earth. A growing number of sincere activists are once again buying into the idea that overpopulation is destroying the earth, and that what’s needed is a radical reduction in birth rates. Carson and Bookchin and Commoner helped initiate a new kind of environmentalism that was rooted in a radical social critique.