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This was a very disappointing book for me. For years I have been convinced by talk of a population crisis and how desperate we are going to be as we run out of food, fuel, water,... Read morePublished 23 months ago by W. Jamison
this is an excellent, insightful, compelling piece of extended analysis. as others note, it is also optimistic and humane. Read morePublished on May 20, 2012 by isaac bickerstaff
I was recently taking a course on population dynamics. The instructor recommended reading this book and thinking about what it meant in terms of things we were learning in the... Read morePublished on February 8, 2012 by myasthenia
I rate this book very highly. An inconvenient truth as the saying goes lies at its core and it is very well written - a great read. Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by John Walsh
Pearce provides a comprehensive overview of global population trends in "The Coming Population Crash". Read morePublished on January 23, 2011 by Alan Koslowski
Pearce does an outstanding job of placing current trends in population growth within the context of the broader history of the 20th and 21st centuries. Read morePublished on January 20, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Our world can survive the population crash.
I was doing some research before a trip to Italy and was interested to read that the Renaissance came on the heals of the... Read more
And, hypocrisies get exposed, too, in this wonderful book.
Pearce, whom one can tell by where he has written butters his political philosophy on the liberal side, has no... Read more
The great silent looming monolith: population. What are its limits? Does anybody really know the earth's carrying capacity? Read morePublished on September 19, 2010 by ewomack