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Garrett Hardin on Overpopulation and Carrying Capacity

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Published on Feb 18, 2008

Garrett Hardin interview on Overpopulation, Carrying Capacity, and Quality of Life.

Increased population makes things worse. There are various ways to influence population growth: tax incentives and government policies. More people mean more congestion and demands upon arable land.

Discussion of energy, solar power, desalinization. Aesthetics and standard of living. Ecology, wilderness. Carrying capacity versus cultural carrying capacity and quality of life tradeoff.

Garrett closes with: "If I've upset you... fine!"

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