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Delhi residents buying black market water
Daily demand for water in the city in India exceeds the legal supply by approximately 750 million litres, so many residents turn to the black market.
1 August 2015

World population to rise by 2.4 billion by 2050
According to the United Nations, an increase in the size of the population of the world of about 2.4 billion by 2050 is "almost inevitable".
31 July 2015

United Kingdom population to be largest in Europe
A report issued by Eurostat earlier this week indicates that the United Kingdom will become the most populous country in Europe by 2050.
30 July 2015

Farming ourselves out of food
A new study published by the Anglia Ruskin University Global Sustainability Institute indicates that there will be catastrophic food shortages throughout the world caused by climate change by 2040 unless drastic changes are made immediately.
29 July 2015

Companies pledge to counter climate change
Thirteen of the best-known companies in the United States — Apple, Microsoft, Walmart, Bank of America and others — have pledged to spend $140 billion on efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
28 July 2015

Forty nations facing destabilization by 2045
Population growth is threatening to destabilize 40 nations — mostly developing countries — within the next 30 years.
27 July 2015

Living near trees is good for you
Researchers led by psychologist Omid Kardan of the University of Chicago have found that "urban neighbourhoods filled with trees are better for your physical health."
26 July 2015

Spain raises marrying age from 14 to 16
The governmnet of Spain has raised the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16. The change comes only months after the age of consent was raised from 13 to 16.
25 July 2015

Voters want action on climate change
A poll recently conducted by Quinnipiac University has shown that approximately two-thirds of the people likely to vote in the next United States presidential election who live in key states believe climate change is man-made and must be addressed.
24 July 2015

China seeking to cap population of Beijing
The government of China is seeking to cap the population size of Beijing — a city plagued by water shortages, air pollution, traffic congestion and other problems — at 23 million by 2020.
23 July 2015

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