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Zero population growth

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Published by Heinemann Educational in South Yarra, Vic .
Written in English


  • Population.

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementColin Clark versus Derek Llewellyn-Jones.
SeriesOn trial series
ContributionsLlewellyn-Jones, Derek.
LC ClassificationsHB871 .C585
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5121425M
ISBN 100858590883
LC Control Number74194864

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Colin, Zero population growth. South Yarra, Vic.: Heinemann Educational, (OCoLC)   In , a Stanford biologist named Paul Ehrlich published the bestselling book The Population Bomb and co-founded the organization Zero Population Growth (later renamed Population . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction / Joseph J. Spengler --The economics of stationary and declining population: some views from the first half of the twentieth century / William J. Serow --The natural history of the stagnation thesis / Alan R. Sweezy --Higher education in the stationary population.   By the early 19th cent., however, it had grown to one billion, and subsequently rose to more than 2 billion by , 3 billion by , 4 billion by , more than 5 billion by , and more than 6 billion by ; the United Nations estimates the world population could reach more than 11 billion around

  Many details and timings of events were wrong, Paul Ehrlich acknowledges today, but he says the book was correct overall. “Population growth, along with over-consumption per capita, is . The Population Bomb is a best-selling book written by Stanford University Professor Paul R. Ehrlich and his wife, Anne Ehrlich (who was uncredited), in It predicted worldwide famine in the s and s due to overpopulation, as well as other major societal upheavals, and advocated immediate action to limit population growth. Fears of a "population explosion" were widespread in the s and Author: Paul R. Ehrlich. Zero Population Growth (41) 1h 34min PG In the future, the government has placed a 30 year ban on reproduction - it's a crime punishable by death. A young couple who've defied the law must hide their child to keep it : Sci-Fi, Thriller. Author's Note: How Zero Population Growth Works. Nearly 50 years later, it's easy to look back at Paul Ehrlich's dire predictions about population growth and scoff. Yes, England and India still exist, and the world has managed to feed itself – just barely in some places – while doubling in population since Author: Dave Roos.

Data from the Population Reference Bureau showed in that there were 20 countries in the world with negative or zero natural population growth expected between and Author: Matt Rosenberg. The same year Ehrlich published "The Population Bomb," he cofounded Zero Population Growth (ZPG), a grassroots organization that joined forces with the burgeoning environmental movement to raise awareness about the threat of : Dave Roos. ZPG is a catchy acronym that stands for “Zero Population Growth.” The movement was ignited in the late s by Paul Ehrlich’s book, “The Population Bomb.” It advocated — you guessed it — that the population stop growing before it’s too : Natasha Michael.   Ehrlich’s book, despite being spectacularly wrong, influenced millions. Zero Population Growth has morphed into the Population Connection. Ehrlich is unrepentant and still claims the collapse of civilization is a “near certainty” in the not too distant future.