Hi folks! In the previous post, I looked at how we can take actions as consumers to help curb population growth. This post is about actions we can take to sustain the human population without completely destroying our planet.
Population growth fears are exploited by corporations
One of the most common abuses of the population growth issue goes something like this:
We must embrace GlobalCorp’s practices because we’re going to have 9 billion people to sustain in 2050.
If the thing in question is sustainable (for example renewable energy) then you don’t even need the population argument. If the thing in question is not sustainable – and this is often the case where the population card is played – then a rising population is a ridiculous argument to use. To adopt a non-sustainable practice to support the Earth’s human population of 2050 is insanity. Particularly considering the delicate…
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