Population explosion: Wrong conclusion?

PODCAST - 26 February 2019 Wolfgang Lutz on ntv


Program Director Wolfgang Lutz was interviewed for the ntv podcast "Wieder was gelernt" where he discussed why he is expecting the world population to shrink again. Listen to the full podcast (in German) on the ntv website: https://www.n-tv.de/mediathek/audio/Bevoelkerungsexplosion-ein-Irrtum-article20874300.html

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Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

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Lutz W (2019). World Population Trends and the Rise of homo sapiens literata. IIASA Working Paper. Laxenburg, Austria: WP-19-012

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