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Fallacy of Population Growth Issue
A review and discusison of Collins' article, "Population Growth the Scapegoat? Rethinking the Neo-Malthusian Debate".
# 135100 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Environmental Studies (Environmental Problems) , Sociology (General)


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The paper relates that Collins' article, "Population Growth the Scapegoat? Rethinking the Neo-Malthusian Debate" was written just prior to the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. The paper explains that Collins' main point in this article was to urge that delegates not waste their time on what he sees as a pervasive fallacy - the notion that population growth poses a huge threat to the environment. Collins compares this notion to the warnings issued by Reverend Malthus, some 200 years ago.

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"Collins's article, "Population Growth the Scapegoat? Rethinking the Neo-Malthusian Debate" was written just prior to the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Collins's main point in this article was to urge that delegates not waste their time on what he sees as a pervasive fallacy - the notion that population growth poses a huge threat to the environment. Collins compares this notion to the warnings issued by Reverend Malthus, some 200 years ago. He argues that the key mistake made by Malthus was not to allow for the human potential to adapt (by for example technological adaptation and economic growth). Similarly,..."

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Fallacy of Population Growth Issue (2007, December 01) Retrieved July 02, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/fallacy-of-population-growth-issue-135100/

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