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IQ2 debate - If we keep populating we will perish

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Larissa Waters 23 Aug 2011

At this lively IQ2 debate in Sydney, hosted by the St James Ethics Centre, Senator Larissa Waters debated the proposition “If we keep populating we will perish”.

By the end of the night, Senator Waters' team won as the negative team failed to sway the crowd on the night, with the pre-debate undecided mostly joining the 63 percent in favour of the notion.

The speakers were:

The affirmative team
Dick Smith
Professor Steve Keen
Senator Larissa Waters

The negative team
Dr Tanveer Ahmed
Wayne Goss
Geraldine Doogue AO

You can listen to the entire debate as broadcast on Radio National here:

http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/tv/bigideas/iq2_populateperish_full.mp3

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