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Alan Weisman's 'Countdown' explores Earth's population capacity

by Take Two

Portrait of "Countdown" author Alan Weisman. Bill Steen

In his last book, "The World Without Us", author Alan Weisman imagined what the Earth would be like if humans suddenly disappeared. Now he explores a world with us.

His new book "Countdown" explores the "optimum population" to make sure we can stick around on this planet. Alan Weisman joins us in the studio with more. 
 

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