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Hedberg Publishes Book on Environmental Impact of Overpopulation

Hedberg Publishes Book on Environmental Impact of Overpopulation

Trevor Hedberg (’17) recently published his first book, The Environmental Impact of Overpopulation The Ethics of Procreation, with Routledge Press. 

In the book, Hedberg examines the link between population growth and environmental impact and explores the implications of this connection for the ethics of procreation. In light of climate change, species extinctions, and other looming environmental crises, Hedberg argues that we have a collective moral duty to halt population growth to prevent environmental harms from escalating. 

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