When I was 10 in 1968 my dad helped launch Zero Population
Growth, a group known both for bumper stickers that read Stop at 2 and for a display of a person's daily fair share of the world's food and energy: a bowl of gruel and a dim light bulb.
Back at the time of the first Earth Day (April 22 [Lenin's birthday], 1970), a movement called Zero Population
Growth emerged, and a prophet of scarcity and overpopulation of the late 18th century was rediscovered and widely celebrated in academic circles.
A zero population
growth does not mean having no children, but having two children per couple, which is the replacement rate.
This will put enormous strain on the environmental life support system we rely on, even if we achieve a state of zero population
Representative of this approach is his chapter describing efforts of environmental groups that oppose immigration based on their desire for zero population
But since emigration from Britain is bleeding the population and the native birth rate has been below zero population
growth for 35 years, the UN has to be factoring in immigration from the old colonies in the Caribbean, the Middle East, the sub-Sahara, and South Asia.
Baby Boomers may recall when, during the '60s and '70s, the nonprofit organization Zero Population
6 per 1,000 people, and it will take several years to reach zero population
He says the greens' real ultimate goals are zero population
growth, limiting the development of physical infrastructure, and the redistribution of wealth from the ecosinners to the eco-saints.
Until this country is depopulated by at least 10 million and a zero population
growth policy adopted, we will never have full employment here.
In the 1970s, he was president of Zero Population
Growth and chair of his local Sierra Club chapter's population committee.
In counterpoint were concerns about achieving zero population