Forsaking Fundamentals

The Environmental Establishment Abandons U.S. Population Stabilization

By Roy Beck, Leon Kolankiewicz March 2001

The Environmental Establishment Abandons U.S. Population Stabilization

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Leon Kolankiewicz is an environmental/natural resource consultant and a former vice president of Carrying Capacity Network.

Roy Beck is the Director of NumbersUSA.com and author of The Case Against Immigration: The Moral, Economic, Social, and Environmental Reasons for Reducing U.S. Immigration Back to Traditional Levels (W.W. Norton & Co., 1996).



Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Reviewing the Rejected "Foundational Formula" of 1970-Era Environmentalism

Population Issues and the 1970-Era Environmental Movement

The Missing Issue in Environmental Journalism

Why the Change?

Population, Immigration, and the Environment: Why Environmentalists Avoid the Connection

Turning a Deaf Ear to Environmentalist Trailblazers and a Blind Eye to Demographic Projections