Webcast TODAY: 'The World at 7 Billion: Sustaining Our Future'
What: ’The World at 7 Billion: Sustaining Our Future’ presented by The Earth Institute
When: Monday, October 17 at 2:50PM EST
Where: Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, at 2920 Broadway between 114th and 115th Street, New York, NY
Webcast: starting at 2:50 EST
This year we reach another milestone in global population growth, 7 billion inhabitants of Earth. It has only taken us 12 years to add an additional 1 billion people to the planet. This kind of rapid population growth puts strains on environmental, political, and financial resources. The goal of this event is to highlight key issues related to rapid population growth and offer a look at current solutions.
More details, including a short film here. Twitter hashtag: #7billioncu
Finally, if this topic is interesting to you check out the recent article in the Guardian, ‘The impact of ecological limits on population growth’.
(Image credit: Earth Institute)