Science, Tech & Environment

Fred Pearce on population and the environment

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Many environmentalists say the source of the world's environmental ills is the planet's booming human population. But in a new book, journalist Fred Pearce argues population growth is not a problem and that focusing on it is distracting people from the earth's real ills. Rhitu Chatterjee spoke to Pearce and brings some clips to the show.

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