"Overpopulation is a fairytale"

03-12-2022

Opinion

Daniel Scholaster, IDEA

Crowded shopping street in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Photo ANP, Ramon van Flymen

For more than 200 years, scholars, scientists and politicians have debated whether there are too many people on the Earth. Is overpopulation actually a fact or just a theory? IDEA editor Daniel Scholaster did some research and spoke to experts.