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Title Elephants in the Volkswagen : facing the tough questions about our overcroweded country / [edited by] Lindsey Grant.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : W.H. Freeman, c1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Non-Fiction  304.6 Ele 1992    ---  Available
Description xii, 272 p. : ill. 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [246]-264) and index.
Contents Reconciling Texas and Berkeley: the concept of optimum population -- Land, energy, and water: the constraints governing ideal U.S. Population size / David and Marcia Pimentel -- Energy and population: transitional issues and eventual limits / Paul J. Werbos -- Manning the American military in the twenty-first century: demographics and national security / Martin Binkin -- Political confrontation with economic reality: mass immigration in the postindustrial age / Vernon M. Briggs, Jr. -- Optimal city size and population density for the twenty-first century / Alden Speare, Jr., Michael J. White -- The plight of the Chesapeake / Stephen E. Tennenbaum, Robert Costanza -- You can't go West: stress in the high country / Dennis Brownrighe -- The most overpopulated nation / Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich -- The cornucopian fallacies -- Too many old People? -- How to get there from here: the demographic route to optimal population size / Leon F. Bouvier -- Sustainable immigration: learning to say no / David E. Simcox -- How to influence fertility: the experience so far / John R. Weeks -- Escaping the overpopulation trap / Robert Costanza -- Europe in the energy transition: the case for a smaller population -- Neighbors' problems, our problems: population growth in Central America / Robert W. Fox.
Subject Population -- Environmental aspects.
Population -- Economic aspects.
United States -- Population.
Added Author Grant, Lindsey.
ISBN 0716722682

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