Population Growth

July 31, 2011, 7am PDT
As Singapore's population booms, officials are working through plans to help the city absorb its people but also provide them with adequate green space.
The New York Times
July 27, 2011, 12pm PDT
Officials in Moscow are pushing a plan to double the footprint of the city in order to ease congestion and overcrowding. Some worry sprawling development patters will follow.
Guardian
July 1, 2011, 5am PDT
A new report from the <em>Brookings Institution</em> tracks where populations are aging in America, and which parts are experiencing booms in young populations.
Brookings Institute
June 2, 2011, 1pm PDT
The Latin American population is on the rise in many parts of the country. Oregon is seeing its own shifts in population, and this piece takes a look at whats driving the changes.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
May 19, 2011, 12pm PDT
This interactive map from the <em>BBC</em> tracks growth and urbanization in global cities from 1955 up through 2015.
BBC
May 18, 2011, 8am PDT
Projections of water shortages and predicted changes in the climate mean bad news for water users in the American West.
Miller-McCune
May 2, 2011, 11am PDT
Suburban population growth in the U.S. is still on the rise, but new trends show that those suburbs closest to urban cores and those farthest away are driving the growth.
USA Today
April 29, 2011, 1pm PDT
Would you believe its Olive Branch, Mississippi? Since 1990, the Memphis suburb has grown an astonishing 838 percent.
The Commercial Appeal
April 25, 2011, 8am PDT
This interactive visualization presents population data and projections for the world's 590 most populated, showing how their populations compare to one another over time.
Visualizing
April 18, 2011, 10am PDT
The National Journal has created a large, zoomable map of the world showing the footprint of humanity on the Earth.
National Journal
April 14, 2011, 6am PDT
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
April 5, 2011, 11am PDT
States are rowing in population, but not necessarily in terms of their economies. This post from <em>The Atlantic</em> explores why this presumed relationship isn't actually occurring.
The Atlantic
April 2, 2011, 7am PDT
As population growth and climate change set in, cities in developing countries will face major shortages of freshwater. A new report looks at how those cities could be affected and what preventive steps they should start taking.
Grist
March 21, 2011, 6am PDT
An urban renaissance is underway in Oakland, where a population surge and a fleet of trendy shops has revived parts of a formerly crime-ridden city.
Los Angeles Times
March 13, 2011, 5am PDT
As California's coastal counties see less growth in 2010 Census figures, the state's inland areas could become bigger players in politics.
The Sacramento Bee
March 11, 2011, 7am PST
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen its smallest rate of growth in the state's history, according to data from the 2010 Census.
The Contra Costa Times
March 9, 2011, 11am PST
Despite what seemed to be a drained post-industrial condition in the 1970s, Seattle has been growing. This post looks into why.
The New York Times
March 1, 2011, 10am PST
Long a majority-white city, Salt Lake City is gradually becoming more diverse.
USA Today
February 27, 2011, 5am PST
Between 2000 and 2010, Oregon jumped from the 28th most populous state to the 27th. This article from <em>The Oregonian</em> looks at what's behind the shift.
The Oregonian
February 14, 2011, 9am PST
Mega-cities of 10 million people or more are getting a lot of attention these days. But smaller big cities are really where interesting and potentially hazardous growth patterns are occurring, according to this piece.
Citiwire