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Cody Peluso Nov 16, 2022

Originally Published By WCAX News Team

Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 4:04 PM MST|

On November 15, 2022 Population Media Center founder and President Bill Ryerson joined WCAX-CBS News in studio for a discussion about the global population reaching 8 Billion and what it means for people like you.

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Bill Ryerson on WCAX news

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – The world’s population will likely hit an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to a United Nations projection.

Much of the growth is coming from developing nations in Africa including Nigeria, where the population in 30 years is expected to put it in a tie for third place with the United States after India and China.

But what does the population milestone mean for a little state like Vermont with its 650,000 population? Elissa Borden spoke with Bill Ryerson with the Population Media Center.