Discredited 18th-century economist Thomas Malthus still haunts the environmental debate.
Malthusian predictions of global famines keep receding.
Yet another limit to growth recedes into the distance
World grain production grew by 3 percent this year, while world population rose just 1.2 percent.
Malthusianism might make a good movie plot, but it is just fiction.
Malthusians are never right and never win.
Neo-Malthusians still get it wrong: Markets and science will feed 9 billion if not blocked.
"Decoupling" human economy from ecology could render large areas of pastures, croplands, and managed forests too remote for exploitation.