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@CATTON\Overshoot@"Perhaps at no time in human history has there been a more compelling need to re-examine public assumptions and to change national expectations. Overshoot is a book that contributes to this vital task." -- Stewart Udall, former Secretary of the Interior
This book was way ahead of its time when it was published 35 years ago. It is clearly written, compelling, and well-researched. Read morePublished 26 days ago by David Hopkinson
This readable 1980 classic presents the basic concepts of how humans have interacted with and effected the rest of the environment. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Andrew Dancer III
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 11 months 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 11 months 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 15 months ago by David Delo