demographics http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/55891/all en UN projects world population will hit 9.6 billion by 2050 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/130614/un-projects-world-population-will-hit-96-billion-2050 The population of the planet is expected to reach 1.8 billion by 2025 according to a new UN report — a slightly larger number than anticipated, as fertility projections have been pushed upward in nations where women have the most children. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/130614/un-projects-world-population-will-hit-96-billion-2050" target="_blank">read more</a></p> demographics Global Warming Need to Know population Green Aid Politics Science Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:36:23 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5857215 at http://www.globalpost.com