A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how population growth increases greenhouse gas emissions. More importantly, two demographic factors shape the increase, urbanization and aging -with opposite effects.
Oct 25, 2010 BBC News - Science & Environment
Population is the last taboo, says Mother Jones, but on the way to 10 billion in 2045, we might want to consider having the conversation.
May 11, 2010 Mother Jones
The tide is turning from the last half century, with population trends heading inward and urban from the sundered seas of suburbia.
Jan 23, 2010 New Urban News
These maps are distorted to emphasize areas with higher populations. Check out the warped US and bloated Australia.
Oct 9, 2009 Fast Company
An audit of the past census found that 373,567 Texans were not counted, for an estimated loss of $2,913 per person-or $1 billion in federal funds from 2002 to 2012.
Jun 11, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
Neal Pierce of Citiwire.net returns to the population issue, this time addressing U.S. federal foreign and domestic policies regarding the issue.
Oct 4, 2008 Citiwire.net
A predicted upsurge of seniors living in New York City within the next 20 years poses new challenges for the city. According to a report by the New York Academy of Medicine, however, good design and planning may be part of the solution.
Sep 18, 2008 The Architect's Newspaper
Integrated inner-city public schools were the first to see this phenomenon more than 20 years ago -- classrooms that were predominately children of color. This was attributed to White Flight: the abandoning of the inner city by middle class Caucasians. Not only are minority youth populations the majority of the public school enrollments throughout the country, they are also now a majority of several United States cities and counties.
Aug 8, 2008 The New York Times
<p>China is rapidly becoming home to more and more mega-cities, and there's little sign of it slowing down.</p>
Aug 7, 2008 The Washington Post
<p>Census data shows that growth rates in the formerly high-growth counties surrounding Washington D.C. are beginning to drop off, and in some cases, are going in to the negative.</p>
Apr 24, 2008 The Washington Post