Pontifical Academy statement
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Unsustainable consumption coupled with a record human population and the uses of inappropriate technologies are causally linked with the destruction of the world’s sustainability and resilience.......To save as much of the sustainable fabric of the world as possible, we need to take many steps, among them reaching a level and sustainable population; .......
[[the Pope's document even goes onto claim]].............BLUE WHALE POPULATION NINETY NINE PERCENT DECREASE...... [[[ this seems to be contradicted here..]]]..california blue whales at 97 percent of historic levels
Regardless of the current number of blue whales, the Pope's chart seeks to link human population and carbon emissions with their demise. That is total horse manure! Whales have been recovering and multiplying since the 1960's after restrictions were imposed on their hunting. It is indisputable that whale population has greatly increased along with our carbon emissions and our own human population explosion since the 1960's!!