‘It’s a massive injustice’: inside a film on the dangers of overpopulation
In 8 Billion Angels, a new documentary about the rising population, experts explain how it will be those consuming less who will face the worst consequences
Bill Mai, a Kansas farmer, was 12 years old when his irrigation system, rigged to the Great Plains Ogallala aquifer, was installed in 1948. At the time, it was a great novelty which helped increase yield and profit. But the water has dropped about one foot every year it is in use, leading many to wonder about the future of it.