Media and Book Reviews


Heartland Institute Podcast – Alarmists Repackage Myth of Overpopulation Induced Catastrophe (October 25, 2022) (Joanna Szurmak and Pierre Desrochers).

Voluntary Vixens. Episode 94 – To Hell With the Human Haters (September 2021) (Joanna Szurmak and Pierre Desrochers).

Power Hour with Alex Epstein – Pierre Desrochers on the history of environmental catastrophism (January 20, 2021).

The Max Bernier Show – Ep.28 : Max talks about “Planet of the Humans” with Pierre Desrochers. May 29, 2020.

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

Bradley Jr, Robert. 2021. “Population Bombed! (revisiting a modern classic).” Master Resource (June 22).

Fox, Glenn Cameron. 2019. “Review of Pierre Desrochers and Joanna Szurmak (2018) Population Bombed – Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change, Global Warming Policy Foundation, London.” Journal of Prices and Markets : 128-13.

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

Bradley, Rob. 2020. “Clarence Ayres on Human Ingenuity (1944 insights for today).” MasterResource (March 4).

Bradley, Rob. 2020. “Climate Alarmism and Malthusianism (rebuttal to Taylor).” Master Resource (February 25).

Pilgrim, Billy. 2020. “Mercati, crescita e innovazione sono l’antidoto contro l’eco-pessimismo.” Hooki (February 22).

France Culture
– Couturier, Brice. “La notion d’empreinte écologique contestée.” (October 17, 2019).

– Couturier, Brice. “Qu’est-ce que la collapsologie? (3/3) L’effondrement écologique: mythe ou réalité?” (October 16, 2019).

– Couturier, Brice. “Qu’est-ce que la collapsologie? (2/3) Prise de conscience récente, ou regain du bon vieux malthusianisme?” (October 15, 2019).

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).

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