group members: Blake K, Erik, Minchawat


  1. Use the rule of seventy to figure out the doubling time of the world.  Explain why this is or why this isn’t a concern.
  2. With reference to the demographic transition model, explain what is necessary to lower the world population without causing mass deaths. Is this a realistic solution to overpopulation? Explain your thoughts.
  3. With reference to the demographic transition model, is it possible to go backwards in stages? Explain your thoughts.
  4. Read the articles from the Guardian and the Huffington Post. What are their main points? Do the two authors share the same values? Which article do you agree with more and why? Why don’t you agree with the other one? Refer to specific points from each article that you agree and disagree with.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *