The Ultimate Resource II: People, Materials, and Environment
Julian L. Simon
(see also vita,
College of Business and Management, University of Maryland, College Park
- Chapter 1
- The Amazing Theory of Raw-Material Scarcity
- Chapter 2
- Why Are Material-Technical Resource Forecasts So Often Wrong?
- Chapter 3
- Can The Supply Of Natural Resources - Especially Energy - Really Be Infinite? Yes!
- Chapter 4
- The Grand Theory
- Chapter 5
- Famine 1995? Or 2025? Or 1975?
- Chapter 6
- What Are The Limits on Food Production?
- Chapter 7
- The Worldwide Food Situation Now: Shortage Crises, Glut Crises, And Government
- Chapter 8
- Are We Losing Ground?
- Chapter 9
- Two Bogeymen: "Urban Sprawl" and Soil Erosion
- Chapter 10
- Water, Wood, Wetlands--And What Next?
- Chapter 11
- When Will We Run Out Of Oil? Never!
- Chapter 12
- Today's Energy Issues
- Chapter 13
- Nuclear Power: Tomorrow's Greatest Energy Opportunity
- Chapter 14
- Dying Planet? How The Media Have Scared The Public
- Chapter 15
- The Peculiar Theory Of Pollution
- Chapter 16
- Whither The History Of Pollution?
- Chapter 17
- Pollution Today: Specific Trends And Issues
- Chapter 18
- Bad Environmental And Resource Scares
- Chapter 19
- Will Our Consumer Wastes Bury Us?
- Chapter 20
- Should We Conserve Resources For Others' Sakes? What Kinds Of Resources Need Conservation?
- Chapter 21
- Coercive Recycling, Forced Conservation, And Free-Market Alternatives
- Chapter 22
- Standing Room Only? The Demographic Facts
- Chapter 23
- What Will Future Population Growth Be?
- Chapter 24
- Do Humans Breed Like Flies? Or Like Norwegian Rats?
- Chapter 25
- Population Growth And The Stock Of Capital
- Chapter 26
- Population's Effects On Technology And Productivity
- Chapter 27
- Population's Effects II: Economies Of Scope And Education
- Chapter 28
- Population Growth, Natural Resources, And Future Generations
- Chapter 29
- Population Growth And Land
- Chapter 30
- Are People An Environmental Pollution?
- Chapter 31
- Are Humans Causing Species Holocaust?
- Chapter 32
- A Greater Population Does Not Damage Health, Or Psychological And Social Well-Being
- Chapter 33
- The Big Economic Picture: Population Growth And Living Standards In MDCs
- Chapter 34
- The Big Picture II: LDCs
- Chapter 35
- The Finances Of Population Control
- Chapter 36
- Who Is Organized To Put Pressure On Whom?
- Chapter 37
- The Rhetoric Of Population Control: Does The End Justify The Means?
- Chapter 38
- The Reasoning Behind The Rhetoric
- Chapter 39
- Ultimately - What Are Your Values?
- Chapter 40
- The Key Values
- My Critics and I
- References A-K
- References L-Z
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Julian L. Simon can be reached at JS65@umail.umd.edu.