Tue, Jun 1, 2010 -- 9:00 AM
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There's a consensus that Earth doesn't have enough resources to support the world's growing population -- but there's disagreement about the root of the problem. Some think the problem lies with the growing third world, others that it is the consumption habits of the developed nations that cause the problem.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Julia Whitty, environmental correspondent for Mother Jones and author of "Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean"
- Kavita Ramdas, president and CEO of Global Fund for Women
- William Ryerson, president of Population Media Center and population fellow at the Post Carbon Institute