The truth revealed: Environmental bluffs miss big picture
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
Malthus will always be associated with the idea of a social and economic trap, in which population grows faster than food production. But Malthus did not believe in a population apocalypse, as many of his followers do today.
Desertification is occurring in almost 30 percent of China and salinization affects 10 percent of the nation.