There is no way to save our civilization and prevent the devouring of the natural world without a plan to stabilize our exponentially increasing numbers in this planet! Why is everyone so afraid of identifying such paramount issue? What is the reason for such denial?
I keep on reading futurist projections where they imagine the unimaginable in terms of trends and technologies but no one will address a planet soon to surpass beyond 9 billion people with an ever increasing (exponential) growth acceleration in the consumption of resources and the degradation of our life sustaining system.
Here is a great example of such projections.