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Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change: the Population Connection

January 12, 2011 • Climate Change & Mitigation, Farming Practices, Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Bob Walker for this article.
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Population Matters
Food: the Population Connection
December 8th, 2010

With the world on the verge of yet another food crisis, it’s no secret that projected population growth poses an enormous challenge to the world’s ability to satisfy the world’s growing appetite for food. All too often, however, studies assume that little or nothing can be done to affect population growth. Many experts accept, as a given, that world population, presently 6.9 billion, will rise-as projected by the U.N.’s medium variant-to between 9.1 and 9.2 billion by 2050.

For full article, visit:
http://blog.populationinstitute.org/2010/12/08/food-the-population-connection/


Current World Population

7,810,714,448

Net Growth During Your Visit

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