Sometime this month, demographers tell us that the world population will reach the seven billion mark. Get ready for lots of hand-wringing and wails from environmentalists and the population control lobby. Is that a number that should fill us all with dread? Are humans “over-running” the planet?
Population Research Institute (PRI) has put together another of their clever cartoon videos to explain demographic concepts. They’re simple and short and well worth your time. So this month when the media tells you horror stories about the world’s out-of-control population, you can just add it to your list of other Halloween tales.
After you watch this one, you might want to take a look at these other short PRI cartoon videos: