Population Growth


Russia: Growing and More Assertive

Marcus Roberts | 14 April 2014
Russia's bleak demographic collapse has reversed over the last five years or so.

New Zealand needs more people!

Marcus Roberts | 06 December 2013
People are starting to wonder about the implications of New Zealand's slow population growth.

Typhoon destruction due to too many Filipinos

Marcus Roberts | 29 November 2013
That is, according to Population Matters.

5 population stories you don’t usually hear…

Marcus Roberts | 16 November 2013
Some myth-correctives for your weekend

Hong Kong: not for families

Marcus Roberts | 05 November 2013
Is Hong Kong an irreparably hard place to have children?

Population growth: doom or necessity?

Marcus Roberts | 21 October 2013
The New Yorker reviews the arguments.

Increasing urbanisation in New Zealand

Shannon Roberts | 17 October 2013
There are concerns that many of New Zealand's provinces are neither retaining, nor attracting, people.

In the year 2100…

Marcus Roberts | 30 September 2013
What are the current population predictions for 87 years from now?

Ten billion people = we’re all doomed!

Marcus Roberts | 03 July 2013
The Guardian's frontpage is full of our doom - population inspired doom.

Urban Living and Population Growth

Marcus Roberts | 16 April 2013
Is urban living affecting how we view population growth?

Population will stabilise by 2050 According to Physics

Marcus Roberts | 10 April 2013
Researchers in Madrid are predicting that the planet's population will stop growing by 2050.

The EU - 20 years of Ageing and Growing

Marcus Roberts | 27 March 2013
The EU has released a summary of demographic changes to its member states between 1990 and 2012. The results are not overly surprising.

Humanity is a “plague”: Attenborough

Marcus Roberts | 23 January 2013
Sir David Attenborough has labelled humanity a "plague". Charming.

Mexico - Another Country Growing Old

Marcus Roberts | 26 November 2012
Mexico's fertility decline in the last few decades has been remarkably swift.

The Future of Living

Marcus Roberts | 21 August 2012
Some extraordinary ideas are being explored to house the population of the future.

And in this Corner…

Marcus Roberts | 15 August 2012
The Philippines is locked in a battle about contraception and a heavyweight has joined the debate.

Scotland - we have not forgotten you!

Marcus Roberts | 09 August 2012
An update on the Scottish population.

Russia: Sick and Dying (Reboot)

Marcus Roberts | 26 July 2012
A response to responses to our last post.

Turkish Prime Minister Angry that Promoters of Abortion Crippling Economic Success

Shannon Roberts | 06 June 2012
Turkey’s Prime Minister has expressed his anti-abortion stance in surprisingly strong words for a politician, albeit an Islamic one, linking the procedure to murder and saying the resulting curb in population growth is ‘crippling’ for Turkey’s economy.

The Problems of City Dwelling

Marcus Roberts | 03 June 2012
Lancet and UCL have report on the growing urban population and what we need to do to better city-dwellers health.

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