The underestimated risk posed by population growth – A threat to sustainable development?

The issue of population growth as a threat to (sustainable) development has already been acknowledged centuries ago. Thomas Malthus (1798) was the first to elaborate on the negative impacts of population growth on food supply. According to his theory, population growth increases in an exponential way, whereas, food supply only grows in a linear way. … Continue reading The underestimated risk posed by population growth – A threat to sustainable development?