related to Can
The thesis of Can
Winston Churchill once remarked, "The further backward you look, the further forward you can see." The world’s human population will be less than 200-300 million in a few decades (after fossil fuels are gone), because that is the most that the recurrent "budget" of solar energy can support. The only real issue is whether the global human population is reduced to that level very soon (i.e., in the next few years), thereby saving the environment and the planet’s biodiversity, or is reduced to that level (or less, perhaps zero) after mankind destroys the planet and most if not all other living species.
The web site http://solutions.synearth.net , tab CommUnity, features many interesting articles on the current state of the Earth (new articles posted daily, from a variety of sources.
With respect to the social and environmental destruction that will take place as human population continues at high levels, much related information may be found at any of the large number of web sites that deal with population, environment and immigration. These include the following:
World Overpopulation Awareness: http://www.overpopulation.org . This web site contains much information, and many links to other population-related sites.
The Social Contract Press: http://www.thesocialcontract.com .
Carrying Capacity Network: http://carryingcapacity.org .
NumbersUSA: http://www.numbersUSA.com .
Negative Population Growth: http://www.npg.org .
Zero Population Growth (renamed Population Connection): http://www.zpg.org .
Natural Resources Defense Council: http://www.nrdc.org .
Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Hot Map (Global Warming Early Warning Signs): http://www.climatehotmap.org .
Federation for American Immigration Reform: http://www.fairus.org .
Broken links removed 14 November 2016