22 Oct '11, 8pm

#peakoil Can the World Handle 7 Billion People?: By October 31, the world’s 7 billionth person will be born, acc...

By October 31, the world’s 7 billionth person will be born, according tonew projections from the United Nations Population Fund . That means it will have only taken 12 years for the world to have added a billion people – in 1999, the six billion mark was passed. The numbers provided by the U.N. are disputed by some demographers who argue that it may be until next year or even later when 7 billion people populate the earth.

Full article: http://peakoil.com/enviroment/can-the-world-handle-7-bill...

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