The End Of Population Growth?

A demographic study suggests that the world's explosive population growth could stop growing before the end of the 21st century.

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August 8, 2001, 1:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The foreboding threat of world disaster from explosive population growth could turn out to be overly alarmist, say the authors of a new demographic study...It suggests that the total number of people may peak in 70 years or so at about 9 billion people, compared with 6.1 billion today... But some population experts are at odds with [the]conclusions, arguing there is no guarantee that population growth will stabilize before the end of the 21st century."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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