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Peoplequake : mass migration, ageing nations and the coming population crash

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: London : Eden Project Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wherever we look, population is the driver of the most toxic issues on the political agenda. But while prominent voices cry out for population control, few realise that the population bomb is already being defused. Half the world's women are having two children or fewer. Within a generation, the world's population will be falling. And we will all be getting very old. So should we welcome the return to centre stage  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Pearce
ISBN: 9781905811342 1905811349
OCLC Number: 461279720
Description: 341 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Fred Pearce.

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Wherever we look, population is the driver of the most toxic issues on the political agenda. But while prominent voices cry out for population control, few realise that the population bomb is already  Read more...

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"With his usual clarity and dash Fred Pearce brings us the best news we've heard in 10,000 years - that the human population should soon level out, at a number that should be quite manageable; and Read more...

 
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