Ehrlich on CBS: "Humanity Is Not Sustainable"

Rich Noyes | January 13, 2023
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For New Year’s Day, CBS’s 60 Minutes built a completely one-sided segment around the idea that too much humanity is smothering the planet, using only Stanford's Paul Ehrlich and two of his like-minded Stanford colleagues as experts. Ehrlich said precisely what his long track record told CBS he’d say: “Humanity is not sustainable to maintain our lifestyle — yours and mine — basically for the entire planet. You’ll need five more Earths — not clear where they’re going to come from....Humanity is very busily sitting on a limb that we’re sawing off.”