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Is Population Growth a Ponzi Scheme?

According to Ponzi demography, population growth — through natural increase and immigration — means more people leading to increased demands for goods and services, more material consumption, more borrowing, more on credit and of course more profits. Everything seems fantastic for a while — but like all Ponzi schemes, Ponzi demography is unsustainable. Joseph Chamie | Thursday, March 04, 2010

September 16 2011

The 2010 Intergenerational Report

An ageing population, escalating pressures in the health system and climate change pose long-term challenges for Australia's economic growth, living standards and government finances. The Treasury's Long Term Demographic and Economic projects for Australia 1st February 2010

September 16 2011

Digging a hole for ourselves

If the Reserve Bank and federal Treasury are right, it is not only the world that is heading into a two-speed recovery. Australia is facing the same future - with Victoria one of the states on the slow track. And Tim Colebatch asks 'who will benefit?' March 2, 2010

September 16 2011

China's Rural Population To Halve In 30 Years: Economist

BEIJING, Feb 24 (Bernama) -- China's rural population will shrink from the current 900 million to 400 million in 30 years, a top Chinese rural economist estimated, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

September 16 2011

Swiss Population Growth Slowed in 2009 as Immigration Eased

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Switzerland’s population growth slowed in 2009 as the economic crisis discouraged foreign job- seekers from coming to the country.

September 16 2011

Why China's Declining Population Will Take 100 Years To Fix

Vincent Fernando | Feb. 24, 2010

September 16 2011

US warns Malawi to control population growth

US representatives to Malawi have made a special appeal to authorities to put in place measures that will help control the growth of population in the country. By NYASA TIMES Published: February 24, 2010

September 16 2011

One-fifth of Chad's population facing hunger

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Nearly a fifth of the population in Chad will suffer food shortages this year, part of a broader hunger problem looming in the Sahel region, the United Nations said Thursday. Moumine Ngarmbassa Thu Feb 25, 2010

September 16 2011

One-Third of Yemen's Population May Go Hungry. Still, Money For Weapons But Not Food.

A few days ago there was an odd juxtaposition of Yemen-related news. On the one hand, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced that the United States would double its military assistance to Yemen to about $150 million next year. That same day, the UN Refugee Agency warned that it faced a huge funding shortfall for its Yemen related work, which includes taking care of 250,000 people made refugees and internally displaced, in part by fighting between the Yemeni military and rebel groups. Mark Leon Goldberg - February 25, 2010

September 16 2011

Humans driving extinction faster than species can evolve, say experts

Conservationists say rate of new species slower than diversity loss caused by the destruction of habitats and climate change. Juliette Jowit guardian.co.uk, Sunday 7 March 2010

September 16 2011

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