- James McBennett
- London - Uk
- United Kingdom
Architecture Student, Architectural Association
The use of population control in the fight against climate change
Total energy used on this planet can be calculated by TOTAL POPULATION x TOTAL CONSUMPTION. Considering the amount of energy consumption on this planet as too excessive to sustain, and addressing the challenge to reduce this number in the fight against climate change, three arguments are made.
Firstly that technology or behavioural change can lower total consumption bringing down the energy used.
Secondly that technology will increase our capacity to produce energy. (Nuclear Fusion??)
Thirdly Population Control to curb further population growth and reduce the global population.
As the first two arguments depend on the rather uncertain strategy of technology being invented and adopted, do you think population should be controlled in rapid population growth regions?