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Timothy Wirth

Timothy Wirth was a one-term US senator from Colorado who served as President Clinton's Assistant Secretary of State for Global Affairs.

Wirth is a follower of the teachings Thomas Malthus, the British economist who predicted in 1789 that the planet's rapid increase in population would soon outstrip the planet's ability to produce food resulting in massive worldwide starvation. [1]
  • "We've got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing, in terms of economic policy and environmental policy. " - quoted in Science Under Siege by Michael Fumento, 1993