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Mon Nov 7, 2022, 03:09 PM

Mark your calendar! World population to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022

United Nations, Department of Social and Economic Affairs [UN.org]

The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, and India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, according to World Population Prospects 2022, released today on World Population Day.

“This year’s World Population Day falls during a milestone year, when we anticipate the birth of the Earth’s eight billionth inhabitant. This is an occasion to celebrate our diversity, recognize our common humanity, and marvel at advancements in health that have extended lifespans and dramatically reduced maternal and child mortality rates,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “At the same time, it is a reminder of our shared responsibility to care for our planet and a moment to reflect on where we still fall short of our commitments to one another,” he added.

The global population is growing at its slowest rate since 1950, having fallen under 1 per cent in 2020. The latest projections by the United Nations suggest that the world’s population could grow to around 8.5 billion in 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050. It is projected...


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Reply Mark your calendar! World population to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022 (Original post)
RestoreAmerica2020 Nov 7 OP
CrispyQ Nov 7 #1
jimfields33 Nov 7 #3
underpants Nov 7 #2
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moondust Nov 7 #5
roamer65 Nov 7 #6
lpbk2713 Nov 7 #7
Hermit-The-Prog Nov 7 #8

Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 03:11 PM

1. "Six billion miracles is enough."

I bought that bumper sticker sometime around the turn of the century.

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Response to CrispyQ (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 03:40 PM

3. Really North America and Europe are having lower birth rates.

Asia and Africa are the areas where growth is happening.

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 03:12 PM

2. Thanks Nick Cannon

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 03:40 PM

4. Water

Current projections are that the next 70 years will see another 2.5 billion people added. Will there be enough water? Rising sea levels and global warming will make the prospect of an extra 2.5 billion people untenable.

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 04:00 PM

6. 8 BILLION IS TOO MANY.

Next 20 years will show it.

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Response to RestoreAmerica2020 (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 04:05 PM

7. Making a special note ...



to buy a card.

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 7, 2022, 05:04 PM

8. No, no, no! The celebration will be a global orgy. You should've gotten the memo yesterday.

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