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UN Report: Global Population Could Top 13 Billion By 2100

SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) — New research from the United Nations finds that the global population could top 13 billion by 2100.

CBS News reports that research from the United Nations Population Division believes the population worldwide by the end of the century will be 11.2 billion, with totals reaching between 9.5 and 13.3 billion. 125 more words

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Global Jewish Population Approaches Pre-Holocaust Levels

The global Jewish population is nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, according to a new tally released by an Israeli think tank on Monday. 92 more words

How accurate are our feelings about the world?

How much do you know about the world? This TED Talk by Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. 12 more words

How accurate are our feelings about the world?

How much do you know about the world? This TED Talk by Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. 18 more words

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World Population.

9000 years ago there was approximately 5 Million people on the planet. In the year 1900 there was 1 Billion people on the planet; in the year 1945 there was 2 Billion people. 747 more words

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