Matthew Ehret: The Dynamics of Nuclear Power Diplomacy: Russia and China vs the Neo-Malthusians

The Dynamics of Nuclear Power Diplomacy: Russia and China vs the Neo-Malthusians In 1975, an influential Stanford biologist named Paul Ehrlich (author of the misanthropic 1968 Population Bomb) stated that in his view, humanity’s acquisition of fusion energy was “like giving an idiot child a machine gun”. Ehrlich’s views were shared widely among the peculiar …