Concepts from the Readings
- “It’s all connected” Book: Unit 2 - Population, pages 19 – 25
This unit provides an overview of the population growth history, graph describing population growth exponential nature, factors driving population growth, and more.
This articles talks about fundamental questions and concerns about population growth and the state of natural resources.
Prof. Al Bartlett presents the main drivers of population growth, he briefly explains the arithmetic behind the issue, describe some of the global issues of our population problem, questions we need to address and efforts to control population growth.
This article from UNICEF explains why child survival is a good way to control population growth. This article mention four closely related and interacting factors that influence fertility levels and child survival; physiological, replacement, insurance, and confidence factors.
Short article about 2010 US census results. It has an interactive tool that allows to see changes in population growth by state since 1910.
UN population division 2008 press release about population estimates and projections.
This article from the world watch institute gives an overview of trends in population growth and how modest changes happened to population growth. the article also provides information about the share of population growth each region in the planet has.