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Overpopulation is destroying the planet — China for example

Kenneth R. Weiss. July 22, 2012. China’s population and economy are a double whammy for the world China’s ‘one-child’ policy has slowed population growth and brought prosperity — but it couldn’t avert massive damage to the environment. Los Angeles Times. … Continue reading

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Why Oilsands (a.k.a. tarsands) can’t replace oil

Tar sand excavation images: trucks landscape tarsand refineries overhead video: Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs The problems with oilsands (tarsands) are: 1)   In the tar sands open-pit mines, to produce one barrel of synthetic crude it takes … Continue reading

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