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Tim Radford – Soaring population raises climate concerns

LONDON, 2 September, 2016 – Human numbers are predicted to grow by 33% in the next 33 years – and that is worrying news for a world already struggling to deal with the impacts of climate change. By 2050, there could be 9.9 billion people alive on the planet, and the global total is expected to hit 10 bn by 2053, according …