Adrian Raftery

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Name: Adrian Raftery
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Grim Population Projection: 11 Billion People

"A ground-breaking analysis released (Sept. 18) shows there is a 70% chance that the number of people on the planet will rise continuously from 7bn today to 11bn in 2100," writes Damian Carrington  of The Guardian .  It is  published  in the journal  ... [Published Planetizen - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Population growth is as potentially catastrophic as climate change. So why aren’t we talking about it?

Two colossal challenges face the Earth in the 21st century, and threaten its very habitability by human beings, yet widespread concern focuses only on one of them. This anomalous, not to say crazy situation has in the past fortnight been made clearer ... [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER from PARIS : Is there a future for our future generations?

HUMANITARIAN work enthusiasts normally start looking the other way when you talk to them about population explosion. Despite this moralistic interdiction, specialists dare to come up now and then with grim warnings about the catastrophe our future generations ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Population rising with no end in sight!

Rising populations in Africa = more crowding. Could Africa be as dense as China in 2100? Beijing 2010, Mauricio PizardIf the world is seeming crowded, you ain’t seen nothing yet. While many estimates foresee population growth running aground long before ... [Published Why Files - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Getting Power to 12 Billion People

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Mark Burnett/Getty Images With 7.5 billion inhabitants and growing, Earth is speeding towards the end of its ability to sustain humans. Yet it is still a surprise to most that a new study predicts ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Oops. By 2100, There Could Be 2 Billion More People Than We Anticipated

While climate change and food shortages are problems in and of themselves, they are also partially byproducts of an underlying cause: population growth. More people in the world equals more demand and greater impact.So, it's not inconsequential that the ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

World’s population unlikely to level off anytime soon — may hit 12 billion by 2100

By ,Contrary to some earlier projections, the world’s population will soar through the end of the 21st century, thanks largely to sub-Saharan Africa’s higher-than-expected birth rates, experts said last week.There is an 80 percent likelihood that the ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Worlds Population Might Nearly Double by 2100

Posted Monday, September 22nd 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH's Scott CrowderYou probably won't be around to see it, but researchers at the University of Washington expect the world's population to reach 11-billion -- or more -- by 2100.Rice sociology professor Stephen ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 3 reports

Population & aging - Sept 20

The 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay passing through Shenzen, China. Steve Jurvetson. Creative Commons. Via Wikimedia CommonsClick on the headline (link) for the full text.Many more articles are available through the Resilience homepageWorld population ... [Published Resilience - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

World Population To Hit 11 Billion In 2100 Due To Africa Growth

Our overpopulated future. Using modern statistical tools, a new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population is likely to keep growing throughout the 21st century. The number of people on Earth is likely ... [Published FuturePundit - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 28 reports

Global Population May Reach 11 billion by 2100

) -- Researchers have long held the view that the number of people on the planet would grow to just 9 billion by 2100, and then stabilize or even decline.However, according to a report published in Science journal, the latest analysis indicates global ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Earth's population could hit 12 billion by end of the century, say scientists

Comments (0)Scientists say that the Earth’s population could hit 12 billion by the year 2100, according to a new report.And the world's growing population could worsen world problems such as climate change, infectious disease and poverty, the experts ... [Published Western Morning News - Sep 18 2014]

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...would go upup to 9 billion and level off or probably decline," says Adrian Raftery , a University of Washington professor, in a press release. "we found there's a 70% probability the world population will not stabilize this century. population, which had sort of fallen off the world's agenda, remains a very important issue."
...Raftery said, "previous forecasts did indeed forecast a leveling off of the world population around 2050, and in some cases a decline."

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New Grim Population Projection: 11 Billion People [Published Planetizen - Sep 29 2014]
Population growth is as potentially catastrophi... [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
LETTER from PARIS : Is there a future for our f... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 28 2014]
Population rising with no end in sight! [Published Why Files - Sep 26 2014]
Resilience Roundup - Sept 25 [Published Resilience - Sep 25 2014]
Getting Power to 12 Billion People [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 24 2014]
Oops. By 2100, There Could Be 2 Billion More Pe... [Published Fast Company - Sep 23 2014]
World’s population unlikely to level off anytim... [Published Washington Post - Sep 22 2014]
The Worlds Population Might Nearly Double by 2100 [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 22 2014]
Stamping out negative gearing [Published The New Daily - Sep 22 2014]
US stock market daily report (September 19, 201... [Published Stock Markets Review - Sep 22 2014]
Revised world population projection puts issue ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 21 2014]
Population & aging - Sept 20 [Published Resilience - Sep 21 2014]
There may be over 10 billion of us by 2011 [Gre... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 20 2014]
#16 Social innovator's weekly round-up [Published Pioneers Post - Sep 20 2014]
World Population Could Hit 12.3 Billion By 2100... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 20 2014]
World population to hit 11 billion by 2100 – study [Published Kicker Daily News - Sep 20 2014]
Earth Population to Hit 11 Billion By 2100 [Published Tempo.co - Sep 20 2014]
World Population To Hit 11 Billion In 2100 Due ... [Published FuturePundit - Sep 20 2014]
Earth’s population to exceed scientist expectat... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 20 2014]
Global Population May Surpass 13 Billion by End... [Published Environmental News Network - Sep 20 2014]
The “Population Bomb” is Back [Published seattlepi.com - Sep 19 2014]
Why estimate for world population in 2100 is no... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 19 2014]
Global Population May Reach 11 billion by 2100 [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Sep 19 2014]
Population of Earth forecast to hit 12 billion [Published Evening Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Report Suggests Global Population Could Top 12 ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 19 2014]
World population may hit 11 billion by 2100 [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 19 2014]
Chance of Global Population Stability by 2100 a... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 19 2014]
World population expected to grow to 11bn in 2100 [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 19 2014]
Earth To Have Nearly 11 Bn People By 2100: UN [Published Silicon India - Sep 19 2014]
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Getting Power to 12 Billion People [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 24 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Mark Burnett/Getty Images With 7.5 billion inhabitants and growing, Earth is speeding towards the end of its ability to sustain humans. Yet it is still a surprise to most that a new study predicts ...
There may be over 10 billion of us by 2011 [Gre... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Sep 20 2014]
Climate change may be the existential threat, but underlying this is, of course, population size. And this is a problem that never seems to go away. There are of course two ways, broadly speaking, to limit population growth aside from draconian policies ...
World Population To Hit 11 Billion In 2100 Due ... [Published FuturePundit - Sep 20 2014]
Our overpopulated future. Using modern statistical tools, a new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population is likely to keep growing throughout the 21st century. The number of people on Earth is likely ...
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