Misinformed choices

  • 14/03/1997

world -renowned scientists and writers Paul and Anne Ehrlich have for long devoted themselves to educating the public and policy-makers about environmental issues. Their efforts have greatly improved our understanding of the impact of human activities on the earth's resources and aided in the passage of environmental protection measures. Yet, as the authors explain in their new book, "we and other environmental scientists find ourselves once again struggling to preserve these gains and to keep global environmental deterioration from escalating beyond repair'.

In this book, they have written a hard-hitting, timely account of the backlash against environmental policies that they label the