Contending that the energy debate should not be framed as «What energy sources will be available to replace fossil fuels?» but rather as «What population can be supported at a decent standard by the energy sources that will be available after the transition from fossil fuels?» Grant argues that we can create a more harmonious balance with the rest of the biosphere—but at much lower population levels with less consumptive habits.
Lindsey Grant is a retired Foreign Service Officer; he was a China specialist and served as Director of the Office of Asian Communist Affairs, National Security Council staff member, and Department of State policy Planning staff member. As Deputy Secretary of State for Environmental and Population Affairs, he was Department of State coordinator for the Global 2000 Report to the President, Chairman of the interagency committee on Int’l Environmental Committee and US member of the UN ECE Committee of Experts on the Environment. His books include: Too Many People, Juggernaut, The Horseman and the Bureaucrat, Elephants in Volkswagen, How Many Americans?
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