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It took human history until 1800 for the world population to reach one billion. The second billion was achieved in only 130 more years (1930), the third billion in less than 30 years (1959), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), and the fifth billion in only 13 years (1987).
Tags » The Population Bomb
By Tom Quiner
“Are we living in the last century of our civilization?”
Thus begins an ABC special back in 2008. The show hyper ventilates about the coming consequences of global warming or climate change (whatever it was called then) if mankind doesn’t change its ways.437 more words