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Population, part 3: New forecast from the UN – 10,9 billion people by 2100!

Today, in my local newspaper Göteborgs-Posten, I saw a small article  that the United Nations had produced a new forecast of the world population. Internet to the rescue: I found what I think is the source, a dispatch from the … Continue reading

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Population, part 2: What factors affect the size of the world population?

Yes, let’s look at my next question regarding world population, as stated above. The answer seems to be really easy, it’s basically the birth rate and  the death rate, which decide whether the world population will increase or decrease. How … Continue reading

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