Stanford professor Paul Ehrlich wrote a 1968 book, The Population Bomb
, warning that mass starvation seemed certain in the 1970s.
In 1968 an explosive book, The Population Bomb
, by biologist Paul Ehrlich, warned that populations were growing more quickly than food supplies, predicting that "hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death".
He said ever increasing population was one of the biggest factors of climate change and added that the 'population bomb
' was leading to deterioration of environment as people were cutting trees and disturbing natural habitat of wildlife out of necessity.
But, I think, currently a major problem has acquired immense importance and, therefore, need immediate attention by the present government this problem is population bomb
. Among the top of this issue is the dangerous and ill-planned growth in Pakistan's population.
But, I think, currently three problems have acquired immense importance and, therefore, need immediate attention by the present government These three problems are: population bomb
, water shortage and foreign debts.
It's a population bomb
and we need to devise a comprehensive strategy to deal with it.'
The apex court, the same month, had constituted a committee to formulate a uniform policy to defuse the population bomb
Our problem is dire because proposition is not that population bomb
In the previous hearing of the case, Justice Nisar expressed his concerns that resources and housing space are falling short in Pakistan owing to population bomb
. The matter should be tackled by the help of effective policy-making from the federal government which must be followed on provincial level.
The 1960s best seller The Population Bomb
predicted that "famine and food riots" would "sweep" across the country.
Recently, Supreme Court of Pakistan has expressed a serious concern over the high population growth in the country and has asked the government to form a uniform policy to defuse the population bomb
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar remarked on Monday that public awareness as well as relevant legislation is required in order to control the 'population bomb