... I had a bit of a whinge, a few months ago, about his apparent lack of willingness to tackle the issue of population growth - well, he penned (what I think) is an excellent article in the Guardian a couple of days ago on the very subject.
The version on his own web-site is backed up with a series of very useful reference notes - here.
I couldn't agree more when he says in conclusion:
- "to suggest ... that population growth is largely responsible for the ecological crisis is to blame the poor for the excesses of the rich" - quite correct
- but nevertheless - "Stabilising or even reducing the human population would ameliorate almost all environmental impacts"
A global 'Tragedy of the Commons' is not inevitable.