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Which is the real problem: Overconsumption or overpopulation?


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I would say that overpopulation is, because if it wasn;t for overpopulation then overconsumption wouldn't be a problem. If the population was halved then the amount of agricultural land/individal would double. The average amount of each fossil fuel per person would double. Also you have to remember that countries like Japan and England only produce about 60% of the food that they consume, so if the population in both these countries was halved then they would both be self sufficient with regards to food at least.

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I would actually say overconsumption trumps overpopulation in a lot of ways. The population of a country doesn't always have much of a bearing on how much energy they waste. Take the US for exam

We have had our disagreements to the answer to this question before Simon, but perhaps we're not that far from each other. I would say that the biggest problem is overconsumption. Wasteful nature is d

I think that overpopulation is worse than overconsumption. I am saying that because overpopulation is what causes the overconsumpion. The more we are the more we consume... ;)

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