Global Issues

Global population growth: Hans Rosling on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

The world’s population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years — and only by raising the living standards of the world’s poorest people can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you’ll see). (Recorded at TED@Cannes, June 2010 in Cannes, France. Duration: 10:04)

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