Biodiversity and the roles of human population and consumption: a debate

| February 25, 2024 | Leave a Comment

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Date of Publication: January 31

Year of Publication: 2024

Publication City: Gothenburg, Sweden

Publisher: The Overpopulation Project/ University of Gothenburg

It is the rich minority’s consumption that mainly affects the status of the Earth’s life support system, according to a response in Svenska Dagbladet by David Collste at Stockholm Resilience Center and Jennifer Hinton at the University of Lund to an Op-ed by Malte Andersson and Frank Götmark. But will the poor majority consent to remain poor, and does it make sense to worry about consumption but not the number of consumers? ask Andersson and Götmark in reply. See their responses below — and share your own opinion in the comment section.

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