19.07.2013 - Water: Is there a global crisis?
We hear a lot about global crises every day -- terrorism, global warming, children starving, children obese, running out of oil, and population bombs. Come to think of it, crisis mongering is not new. The media loves crises: they get more watchers and consequently, more ad revenues. You might remember Paul R. Ehrlich, a Noble Prize winner and Stanford Professor. Back in 1980, he wrote "The Population Bomb" in which he claimed population growth would soon outrun the supply of food and natural resources -- a real global crisis. Julian Simon, also an academic, was skeptical, so he offered Ehrlich a wager...............................................Full Article: Source
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