And despite all the Malthusian nonsense, we've still got plenty of oil and natural gas, reports the National Journal's Amy Harder.
Workers responded by laboring harder and longer and bearing more children in a desperate attempt to outrun their Malthusian trap.
In the thousands of years before the Industrial Revolution, civilization was stuck in the Malthusian Trap.
1812, from the teachings of English economist Thomas R. Malthus (1766-1835), especially with regard to population increase. As an adjective by 1818. Related: Malthusianism.