Is Population Growth the Single Biggest Issue Facing Humanity

While climate change has been the single biggest issue politically over the last 20 years or so it is important to try and determine if climate change is a real problem or if it is a symptom of a much larger issue facing humanity. While climate change has been politicized which because of the very nature of politics needs to be examined, questioned, and checked for validity. So what if we were to raise an issue which is significantly greater than the Climate Change issue and no government or politcian around the world are even looking at this problem, in fact many are actively seeking to make the problem worse. It is important to try and grasp these statistics to fully understand the severity. Just 61 years ago the world population was around 3 billion, it currently sits around 8 billion. Now just think about that statistic for a moment to understand the magnitude of what we are saying. Essentially it took one thousand nine hundred and sixty years for the world population to grow to 3 billion people, yet it has only taken 61 years to grow by an additional 5 billion which is 160% more people than what it took previously. Now if that statistic does not frighten you then nothing will. To try and understand how quickly the world population is growing you can view the “World Population Clock”  

Since the Coronavirus Pandemic we have all become familiar with the term “flattening The Curve” The question facing the world today is how do you flatten the population growth curve? So why is no politician talking about this issue and why is their no discussion as to whether this is the real problem facing the planet today – not Climate Change. The predicted “world population” in just 30 years time is conservatively expected to be aroun 10 billion people. so a baby who is 1 year old today will only be 31 yeasr of age when the milestone is met. Again why are our political leaders not even talking about this issue, if you are a young person today then you should be very concerned.

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