Approach: Population & Scarcity

There are too many people, that’s the problem. Or is it?

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 (3rd edition), Chapter 2.

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