15. Nov, 2022

8 billion world population day

Picture taken from Worldometers.info 6 minutes ago

"On 15 November 2022, the world’s population is projected to reach 8 billion people, a milestone in human development. This unprecedented growth is due to the gradual increase in human lifespan owing to improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine. It is also the result of high and persistent levels of fertility in some countries."

Some more details from the Worldometers growth page:

  • 1 - 1804 (1803 years): 0.2 to 1 billion
  • 1804 - 2022 (218 years): from 1 billion to 8 billion
  • World population is expected to reach 9 billion in the year 2037
  • The United Nations projects world population to reach 10 billion in the year 2058

The estimated world population growth rate and the necessary efforts to feed all will be sooner than later getting into conflict with the - New climate predictions increase likelihood of temporarily reaching 1.5 °C in next 5 years (27-May-21). We can all make our contribution to fix this!!

"Speaking truth to those in power means finding courage to say out loud what everyone else is thinking." -- Simon Sinek

  • In-Depth: Is SAFe® Really That Bad? (found another article about the topic from yesterday) 
  • Visualized: The World’s Population at 8 Billion
  • Climate challenge = climate opportunity