China’s GHG emissions reached a new historical high in 2020 In 2019, China’s GHG emissions reached 14.09 gigatons of CO2 equivalent (MMt CO2e), surpassing the total annual emissions of all developed countries combined (including all member states of the OECD and European Union) for the first time at 14,057 MMt CO2e, about 36 MMt CO2e short of China’s total, a US-based … [Read more...] about China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Its Three-Child Population Policy
On 13 January 2021, a warning from 17 top scientists was published in the journal Frontiers in Conservation Science, pointing out that the world is on track for a “ghostly future of mass extinction, declining heath, climate-disruption upheavals and resource conflicts this century”.This article is signed by ecologists, biologists and sustainability experts from the United … [Read more...] about Avoiding a Ghastly Future for Earth, Top Scientists Warn
Date: Sunday, 11 July 2021, 32nd Anniversary. Sponsor: United Nations Objective: World Population Day was established to draw attention of public towards the urgency and importance of global population issues, and promote people's awareness on the health, development, and environmental impacts of rapid population growth. Population issues include but are not limited to … [Read more...] about World Population Day 2021 (July 11)
India is expected to surpass China to become the world’s most populous country by around 2027, according to the latest report “World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights”, released by the United Nations on 17 June 2019.At present, India is the second most populous country, with around 1.36 billion people. It is projected that India will have around 1.47 billion people by … [Read more...] about India Will Soon Overtake China As Most Populous Country, An Honor or Horror?
Over the next 30 years, Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is expected to double, adding an additional one billion people, said a new UN Population Division report released on 17 June 2019. It is further projected that the region’s population will still be rising fast at the end of the century, when the number of people in other regions on Earth will be reducing.The UN report … [Read more...] about Sub-Saharan Africa Population Will Double by 2050, Amazing or Alarming?