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Paul Ehrlich
Professor of population studies and biology at Stanford University


Population control

“We need compulsory birth regulation.. (through) the addition of temporary sterilants to water supplies or staple food. Doses of the antidote would be carefully rationed by the government to produce the desired family size.”

Source: The Wikipedia website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaulR.Ehrlich
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Millions will starve in the 1970’s

“In the 1970s, the world will undergo famines – hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death.”

Source: “The Left’s Global-Warming Solution: No More Children,” by Ben Shapiro, Human Events, May 14, 2007, page 18.
Hardcopy: Copy of the Shapiro article.
Where: In his book The Population Bomb.
When: 1968.
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There are too many rich people.

“Actually, the problem in the world is that there is much too many rich people.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 140.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 140 from Horowitz's book.
Where: Quoted by the Associated Press.
When: 1990.
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We must limit the population.

“We must have population control at home, hopefully through a system of incentives and penalties, but by compulsion if voluntary methods fail.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 140.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 140 from Horowitz's book.
Where: In his book (co-authored with his wife), The Population Bomb.
When: 1968.
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Global warming and famine will reduce the U.S. population by over 90 percent.

“The Population of the U.S. will shrink from 250 million to about 22.5 million before 1999 because of famine and global warming.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 140.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 140 from Horowitz's book.
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Global cooling will cause massive damage across the globe.

“[Falling temperatures will cause the ice caps to sink into the ocean, producing] a global tidal wave that could wipe out a substantial portion of mankind, and the sea level could rise 60 to 100 feet.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, pages 139-140.
Hardcopy: Copy of pages 139-140 from Horowitz's book.
When: 1970.
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England can’t survive.

“I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 139.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 139 from Horowitz's book.
When: 1969.
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Massive world famine will occur in the 1970s.

“The battle to feed humanity is over. In the 1970s the world will undergo famines. . . [H]undreds of millions of people (including Americans) are going to starve to death.”

Source: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 139.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 139 from Horowitz's book.
Where: In his book, The Population Bomb, co-authored with his wife Anne Ehrlich.
When: 1968.
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Cheap, abundant energy is dangerous.

“Giving society cheap, abundant energy . . . would be the equivalent of giving an idiot child a machine gun.”

Source: “Match the Quotes,” Resource Roundup, March 2002, page 8.
Hardcopy: Printout of 6-10-02 webpage with the quote.
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Economic growth is a disease.

“We’ve already had too much economic growth in the United States. Economic growth in rich countries like ours is the disease, not the cure.”

Source: “Match These Quotes,” Resource Roundup, October 2004, page 8. Also: The Professors -- The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, by David Horowitz, 2006, page 141.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 141 from Horowitz’s book.
Where: As quoted by Dixy Lee Ray in Trashing the Planet.
When: 1990.
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