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

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sat Feb 23 2002 - 16:37:37 MST

jeff davis wrote:

> --- Spike Jones <> wrote:
> > planet isn't overpopulated, not even close. It is
> > just under utilizing its fresh water resources and sunlight
> resources.
> > spike
> And the Yukon and the Amazon, etc. To my
> knowledge--thoroughly anecdotal in this matter--among
> major rivers, only the Nile withers to nothing in its
> delta, never reaching the Mediterranean...

Isn't the Colorado River water fully utilized? I don't think
that water is dumped into the briny deep anymore.

The problem is that we think of water as free. If fresh water
had a price tag associated with it, we might move to stop
the waste. Likewise with sunlight: practically unlimited
wealth, being spilled upon the ground. spike

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