Unfortunately, Pielke Jr. gets around. Yesterday, I noticed him quoted in an NBC.com article. He writes a range of crank shit about climate and related topics. Reading about something unrelated, I found his blog and the story below. A commenter implies that they used similar arguments in public debates with growth debunker Al Bartlett at CU-Boulder.
Pielke mentions that "UN population projections now foresee the end of population growth later this century" with no further comment, as though these projections foresee a smooth landing to the population crisis, rather than the inevitable crash.
On overconsumption, he concedes "Such concepts reflect...