Overpopulation is bad but overconsumption is worse works cited suzuki, david overpopulation is bad but overconsumption is worse refining reading writing geri dasgupta, and jennifer mei toronto: nelson education, 2008 88-90 print image from prezi 2014 image from microsoft word 2010.
Developed countries must not shift their responsibility from consumption based on greater efficiency and less waste to overpopulation the future should be based on making do with less and on building communities with greater self-reliance and self-sufficiency. Human overpopulation is among the most pressing environmental issues, silently aggravating the forces behind global warming, environmental pollution, habitat loss, the sixth mass extinction, intensive farming practices and the consumption of finite natura.
Overpopulation is bad but overconsumption is worse by david suzuki after a recent lecture, two people objected vehemently to my suggestion that we in industrialized countries are the major cause of global ecological degradation and pollution they blamed overpopulation in the third world. David suzuki: overconsumption, not overpopulation, is the biggest problem but is overpopulation really the problem it’s being made out to be over-consumption by having numerous kids isn.
Consumption can be good, she says i don't want to be callous to the people who really do need more stuff but consumerism is always bad, adding little to our wellbeing as well as being disastrous for the planet.
[overpopulation is bad, but excessive consumption is worse] [article in spanish] susuki d pip: the notion that consumption in developed countries is the main cause of ecological deterioration and planetary contamination is contested by many who assert that overpopulation in the developing world is the main factor. Problems such as severe food shortages, pollution, poor economy country, poor health and increasing crime rates are not just related to living in a bad neighborhood, they are the result of overpopulation there are many factors leading to this population explosion.
So, is there any good news well, population growth is coming down according to the un report, the average number of children per woman has gone from six to 25 over the past 60 years.