In my very first blog post, 'Major Challenges to Sustainability', puts the population on the top of the list. In such a case, if all of us stopped consuming like we do, will we still run out of resources? Will we have alleviated poverty and famine? Will we have eliminated all other issues just by … Continue reading Is population control overrated?
Where there is food, there is population. Thanks to Norman Borlaug, an American agronomist, US is the largest wheat exporter in the world. Also thanks to M.S. Swaminathan, one of India's top most exported commodities is cotton. Both these men are accredited as 'Father of Green Revolution' and 'Father of Green Revolution in India' respectively. Countries now export … Continue reading GM foods: What’s all the fuss about?
Hans Rosling, the data magician predicts that the world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest 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). … Continue reading Shall we start with ourselves? Our population.