Thanks to Bill Willers for this editorial.
“Most people occasionally stumble over the truth, but most pick themselves up and continue on as if nothing ever happened.” -Winston Churchill
The root cause of global warming, deforestation, starvation, pollution, the mass extinction episode and related issues, is gross human overpopulation. At the first Earth Day, 1970, the population was not yet 4 billion (That number appears to have been achieved in 1974). It hit 5 billion in 1988 with barely a mention. If you want to see the human population growing even as you watch (It just takes a moment, and you will be astonished at the numbers flying by), click on the web address www.populationmedia.org and glance at the meter as the number heads quickly toward the 7 billion mark. 100 more are added by the time you’ve read the first paragraph.
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Current World Population
Net Growth During Your Visit