10 May 2011

The Myth of 9 Billion: Why ignoring family planning overseas was the worst foreign-policy mistake of the century
Foreign Policy - USA

This week, the United Nations Population Division made a radical shift in its population projections. Previously, the organization had estimated that the number of people living on the planet would reach around 9 billion by 2050 -- and then level off. Now everything has changed: Rather than leveling off, the population size will continue to grow, reaching 10 billion or more at century's end. ,…(9 May 2011)

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