"The Royal Society wants the world to do something about population growth in a bid to stave off environmental and economic calamity, according to a new report dubbed “People and the Planet” released on April 26. At the same time, the excessive consumption of the world’s richest billion people must be restrained so that pets in the U.S. don’t consume more resources than people in Bangladesh." (Source: Scientific American blog )

A new report by the UK’s Royal Society states some inconvenient truths and gets storm of critique from growth fundamentalists.

Read the full report “People and the Planet” and the Telegraph’s Tim Worstall growth-obsessed analysis (“The Royal Society’s appallingly bad report on population and consumption”).