Monday, October 16, 2006

Global Fertility Is Falling

This is a very surprising article revealing that the U.S. will see a significant increase in population--adding 100 million people over the next 4 decades.  Compare this to the European Union, where by 2010, deaths are expected to start outnumbering births.  Generally speaking, richer countries which have more educated women have fewer children and invest more in each of them.  More...

As birth rates in the other rich nations continue to fall, the planet's third most populous country just keeps growing - 300 million Americans...more on the way

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