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Background: In 1968 Paul Ehrlich wrote The Population Bomb at the suggestion of David Brower, founder of The Sierra Club Foundation. The bestseller, essentially repeating the 1798 projection of Thomas Malthus, predicted imminent global famine due to overpopulation. “The battle to feed all of humanity is over.” Ehrlich wrote. “In the 1970s and 1980s hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now.”… Read More