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March 30, 2009

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Larry Hogue

Great responses Mr. Green. On the food production issue, worldwide production was falling behind demand in the early 2000s. Prospects for increasing production above demand are dim. This is from Richard Heinberg's "The Party's Over," updated in 2005. Achieving more productivity will be difficult, given rates of soil loss, decreasing water supplies, and the looming end of cheap fertilizers with the decline in fossil fuel production.

Mr Green Fan

Im glad to hear this. I live in Sweden and we have had a very low birthrate. I don't think that it help the enviroment. Education is a lot more important and to teach people to not just care about their life, but also the next generations.

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I had my tubes tied at age 30, after asking for 5 years to have them done, so that I would neither add to the earth's population, nor urinate estrogen due to taking birth control pills. I honestly believe that my choice was good for the planet. I advocate for cheaper domestic child adoption, vs the less monitarily expensive foreign adoption, too. Our planet is in crisis, in my belief, due in large part to overpopulation.

Liz

Interesting that Sierra Club won't take a stand on people illegally trespassing into National and State parks and filling them with garbage, illegal drugs and other crimes. The same people who arrive here illegally are 'breeding' (to use your word) at a much higher pace than legal Americans - a pace so high that almost 50% of the babies in the US are born to "minorities" (who will not remain minorities much longer). So, why don't you want to protect our parks, watersheds, and endangered species - all of which are seriously compromised by the illegal immigrants?? Or is Sierra Club's mission not actually about protecting nature?

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