The Bomb That Wasn't

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Science  30 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5782, pp. 1896
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5782.1896

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World population has nearly doubled since Stanford University entomologist Paul Ehrlich published The Population Bomb in 1968. Yet the worst of Ehrlich's widely publicized predictions, including the starvation of hundreds of millions of people in mass famines, have not come true. (Read more.)