May 5, Cathy Guisewhite & Benny Peiser

For 34 years the iconic comic strip ran in nearly 1400 newspapers becoming a humourous touchstone for women in a changing times. The real Cathy Guisewhite stopped by the studio to talk about her new book “Fifty Things that aren’t My Fault.”

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Paul Ehrlich’s 1968 book “The Population Bomb” gained wide acceptance with the dire prediction that millions would starve as we competed for scarce resources. Two new works explode that idea. Empty Planet by Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson argues that the coming Global Population Decline is a bigger threat. Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change takes aim at the idea that a growing population can only result in unsustainable increases in greenhouse gas emissions. Their argument is that ingenuity and economic development will provide the answers. The Global Warming Policy Foundation published the book. Libby talked to its Director Benny Peiser when he was in town.


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