Wednesday, November 2, 2011

World population reaches 7 billion


This chart is from Nature News (published online October 19, 2011 at http://www.nature.com/news/2011/111019/full/478300a/box/1.html).


The population explosion is real, adding urgency to the imperatives of both our learning to care for the planet and to live together in peace. Otherwise, human flourishing is impossible.

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