Ronald Bailey Reviews the Big Coffee Table Book of Doom to Celebrate Earth Day 45

Neo-Malthusians predict doom again.



Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, aims to revive good old-fashioned overpopulation doom. The group has issued a 316-page coffee table book, Overdevelopment Overpopulation Overshoot, filled with spectacular photographs intended to alarm people about the problems created by growing human numbers. In fact, if you agree to scare your friends and neighbors the group will send you a copy as a free premium to display on your coffee table. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey reviews the Neo-Malthusian tract and finds that every picture takes a few hundred words to debunk.