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David Lam

Lam says increased food production, education eased effects of population growth

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"A world of 10 billion" - Macleans. 06/15/2011.

This piece discusses the effects of continued population growth, citing several optimistic viewpoints. David Lam provides examples of past adaptations, particularly food production and education, that improved circumstances for the poor in the developing world during rapid population growth 1960-2000.

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David Lam

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