Media and Book Reviews


Power Trading Radio. “The Weekend Edition with John O’Donnell.” September 7, 2019.

The Curious Task podcast, Episode 5: Pierre Desrochers & Joanna Szurmak — Is Overpopulation Hurting the Planet? (September 4, 2019).

The Ezra Levant Show, December 17, 2018 (The Rebel Media)
–          full episode video – gated;
–          full episode audio;
–          video excerpt.

Les chercheurs ontariens: Pierre Desrochers.” L’heure de pointe Toronto (CBC Radio French) (November 26, 2018).

Book Reviews

Lockitch, Keith. 2019. “New Book Challenges Fears of Overpopulation, Climate Change.” New Ideal (June 24).

Corcoran, Terence. 2019. “Whether Earth’s population booms or busts, the future still looks promising.” Financial Post (February 13).

Tupy, Marian. 2018. “Debunking the Population Alarmists.” CapX (November 7) (Republished by Human Progress, and

Tuns, Paul. 2018. “Persistently Incorrect Population Worries.” The Interim (November 2).

Cornwall Alliance. 2018. “Population Bombed!

Columns that discuss or reference the book

Barrel Strength. 2019. “Catastrophists versus Hopefuls” (April 6).

van Koeverden, Jane. 2019. “$50K Donner Prize, which honours the best book on public policy, reveals 2018-2019 shortlist.” (March 2).

Bresge, Adina. 2019. “Dalhousie administrator’s controversial book shortlisted for $50,000 Donner Prize.” Canadian Press (March 2) (Reprint in Globe & Mail, City News).

Corcoran, Terence. 2019. “At Davos, the World is Aflame. Everywhere else, things are awesome.” Financial Post (January 25).

Editorial. 2019. “Eliminate humanity for the good of the planet?The Interim (January 15).

Gooderham, Mary. “Debunking the Population Bomb.” UTM News (December 3).

Macleod, Alasdair. 2018. “The Psychology of Systemic Consensus.” Goldmoney Insights (November 15) (Reprint on the Cobden Centre webpage).

Burnett, H. Sterling. 2018. “Improving the Interior Department’s Science and Policies.” Climate Change Weekly #303 (October 29).

Bradley, Robert. 2018. ““Population Bombed”: Interview with Pierre Desrochers (new book out today).” Master Resource (October 16).