Population decline is a long way off

Population decline is a long way off

Nature 474, 7351 (2011). doi:10.1038/474284d

Author: Robert Wyman

Fred Pearce uses strong words to criticize the United Nations’ latest projected global population figures (Nature473, 125; 2011). But the UN’s projections of a continuing rise in the population (see http://go.nature.com/wj3br5) are in line with its previous projections and with