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Environment: Earth Summit / Population Growth #345186

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 05, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Rio de Janeiro: Doug Tunnell) Limits on the Earth Summit's handling of the issue of the world's population growth examined; position of the Roman Catholic Church on abortion and birth control mentioned. [In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jacques COUSTEAU - raises the population issue.] [Worldwatch Institution Lester BROWN, Population Institution Werner FORNOS - say brakes must be put on population growth or there will be environmental Armageddon.] Drain on the earth's resources from the growing population detailed. [Environmental author Paul EHRLICH - says the most serious population problems are in the rich countries.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:02:10

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