Re: Overpopulation (was Re: Exowombs & AGING: a few billion too many)

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Fri Feb 22 2002 - 21:33:16 MST

"Damien R. Sullivan" wrote:

> But you do have to feed and water those people. Much of the US is
> basically desert, even parts like the Great Plains not typically thought
> of as desert. I'm not saying you couldn't support 2 billion people in
> North America, but it wouldn't be trivial, and there might be a lot of
> adjustments, like reducing water-heavy industries...

...And like throwing perfectly good fresh water into the sea.
That should stop, post haste. If one goes to the mouth of the
Columbia in Washington/Oregon or the Sacramento River delta
in Taxifornia, or the Mississippi River delta in Louisiana, there
one sees three appalling examples of wasted of fresh water. This
planet isn't overpopulated, not even close. It is just under utilizing
its fresh water resources and sunlight resources. spike

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