Beyond Malthus: The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge

Beyond Malthus: The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853836565
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Series: Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Lester R. Brown is founder, president, and a senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. The senior author of the Institute's two annuals, State of the World and Vital Signs, he is perhaps best known for his pioneering work on the concept of environmentally sustainable development.

Gary Gardner is a senior researcher at the Institute and has written on agriculture, waste, and materials issues for the annual State of the World report, World Watch magazine, and other Institute publications.

Brian Halweil is a staff researcher and writes on issues related to food and agriculture, HIV/AIDS, cigarettes, and biotechnology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Foreword * The Population Challenge * I Population Growth and * Grain Production * Fresh Water * Biodiversity * Energy * Oceanic Fish Catch * Jobs * Infectious Diseases * Cropland * Forests * Housing * Climate Change * Materials * Urbanization * Protected Natural Areas Education * Waste * Conflict * Meat Production * Income * II Conclusion * The Emergence of Demographic Fatigue * Notes * Index

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