Posts Tagged ‘Paul Ehrlich’

Pontifical Academy of Sciences defends consultation with abortion advocates

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences has outraged some because of the speaker line-up at this week’s closed-door workshop on “how to save the natural world”. Among those invited to the Vatican workshop were leading population control advocates, including Paul Ehrlich. Ehrlich is well known for his forced abortion and mass sterilization beliefs. His presentation was Read more

Scientist faults Pope on population control and climate

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

A scientist famous for demographic doom-saying has criticised Pope Francis for not admitting population control is needed to tackle climate change. Paul Ehrlich said Pope Francis is simply wrong in trying to fight climate change without also addressing the strain on global resources from population rise. “That’s raving nonsense,” the scientist said. Ehrlich wrote on Read more

Children, economics, faith, and the problem of underpopulation

Friday, June 12th, 2015

In a recent mini-documentary, the New York Times investigates the unrealized horrors of population explosion, especially those predicted by Paul Ehrlich in his 1968 book, The Population Bomb. Despite the failure of his forecast, Ehrlich remains undaunted. “The end is still nigh,” he says according to the Times, and population control ought to be implemented, Read more