How Many People Can the Earth Support

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With the world population now at 5.7 billion, and increasing by about 90 million per year, we have clearly entered a zone where we can see, and may well encounter, limits on the human carrying capacity of the Earth. In this penetrating analysis of one of the most crucial questions of our time, a leading scholar in the field reviews the history of world population growth and appraises what can be known about its future.

Author: Joel E. Cohen
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/17/1996
Pages: 544
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.67lbs
Size: 9.22h x 6.34w x 1.17d
ISBN13: 9780393314953
ISBN10: 0393314952
BISAC Categories:
- Social Science | Demography
- Science | Environmental Science (see also Chemistry | Environmental)