Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

population growth


Africa grapples with climate finance issue

March 24, 2022 9:39 pm

The continent is upping the pressure on wealthy nations to make good on their climate finance pledge. But a lack of expertise on the ground has also stalled crucial adaptation projects.

Climate change set to worsen resource degradation, conflict: IEP report

October 07, 2021 5:32 pm

Afghanistan gets the worst score on the report, which says its ongoing conflict has damaged its ability to cope with risks to water and food supplies, climate change, and alternating floods and droughts.

Timely marriage, spacing pregnancy can slow down population growth: Dr Kalpana Apte

February 18, 2019 2:21 am

Dr Kalpana Apte, Secretary General of Family Planning Association of India (FPAI), tells The Indian Express why population control needs a multi-pronged approach and explains why population growth cannot be attributed to an increase in births alone

‘Even Gandhari had 101 children’

July 08, 2018 7:30 am

At 20.42 cr, UP has more numbers than Pakistan (19.32 cr) and Bangladesh (16.3 cr). Of world’s most populous countries, only Nigeria is growing faster.

China’s problem now: ageing population

July 08, 2018 1:05 am

According to the UN, in just 20 years, the proportion of China’s elderly will double from 10 to 20 per cent (2017 to 2037) and rise as high as 44 per cent by 2050.

Watch: How population explodes to 7.3 billion in 2000 years

January 31, 2016 7:17 pm

Scientists have time and again warned us about the impending catastrophe that Earth would have to face if the population rises at this rate, but we choose to look the other way.

When in a pickle, make some fudge

September 09, 2015 7:44 am

That skewed sex ratios affect population growth is self-evident. Still, here are three studies to prove it.

Nearly 20,000 couples allowed to have second child in Beijing

September 07, 2014 2:14 pm

Demographic experts have said the easing will help promote balanced population growth in the country.

India's urban population to increase by 497 mn in 2010-50: UN

April 06, 2012 2:49 pm

India,China will lead urban population growth over next 40 years,says the report.

Immigration numbers plunge by almost half in two years in Oz

June 24, 2011 4:59 pm

Latest data says that the country's net migration has plunged by almost half in the last two years.