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I really wanted to like and respect "Overshoot" by William Catton, but reading this in 2014, more than 40 years after its initial writing in 1973 (not published until the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Glenn Gallagher
William Catton’s book, Overshoot, describes the process by which most modern societies have achieved overshoot — a population in excess of the permanent carrying capacity of the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Reese (author of Sustainable or Bust)
Awesome book, especially since it was written in 1980. Author William Catton, Jr., was decades ahead of his time. Read morePublished 4 months ago by David Delo
Provides great food for thought despite the book's age and what some could argue is an outdated treatment on ecology and environment. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Klook
Well written, comprehensive look at the health of our planet and what we need to do to sustain human life.Published 22 months ago by blueshart
This is a gloomy book, and much of the gloom is based on feelings and not data or scientific research. Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by George O'Har
This is an update of a Malthusian worldview. If you like Malthus and Darwin, you will like this book, he is very interesting and develops a number of social concepts that are... Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by John M. Beasley