Approach: Population & Scarcity

There are too many people, that’s the problem.

Chapter 2 explores the links between population growth and environmental impacts. Multiple sides of population arguments will be addressed: population as detrimental to the environment, population as a resource for innovation, and population as an effect of underdevelopment rather than a cause.

Population & Scarcity slides here.

Paul Robbins, John Hintz, and Sarah A. Moore, Environment & Society: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition), Chapter 2.