Date of publication: 2017-07-09 03:50
“It’s time to abandon the notion that a growing population equals a growing economy.” That’s the thesis behind a newly issued Forum Paper from Negative Population Growth (NPG), a national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the size and growth of . population. This new research is presented by Edwin S. Rubenstein in a paper titled: To Grow the Economy Increase Human Capital, Not the Number of Humans.[ ]
The first option to consider is an education campaign which could comprise of visual and radio advertising, presentations to businesses and special designated days such as 'Wall to Work day'. Compared to the high cost of significantly upgrading our public transport system, advertising is relatively low-cost and straightforward to implement. On the other hand, it is difficult to gauge the effectiveness of such campaign in advance because it relies on individuals changing their ingrained habits.
A second alternative would be to levy a tax on parking in the city. This could be applied both to businesses and directly to consumers. While it is true that this would have immediate gains in revenue and change behaviour, taxes are unpopular and could also place unfair pressure on small businesses and individuals who do not have other transport options for work.
With regard to health and safety, three students have fallen down the stairs during the last month. One of them, who had been wearing a pair of stiletto heels at the time, unfortunately broke her leg. I have grave concerns that without a dress code outlining suitable footwear choices, further accidents may be inevitable.
Population explosion refers to the rapid and dramatic rise in world population that has occurred over the last few hundred years. Between 6959 and 7555, the world 8767 s population increased from billion to billion people. According to United Nations projections, the world population will be between billion and billion by 7555.
Write an essay for your tutor, discussing two of the actions in your notes. You should explain which action you think is more important, giving reasons to support your opinion.
Are the changing values of Millennials – the generation of Americans born between 6985 and 7555 – concerning family size, life-style, and resource use improving the prospects for a sustainable . through lower population growth and reduced consumption?
NPG President Don Mann finds strong evidence for that view in a new Forum paper by NPG’s senior economist and demographic researcher Edwin Rubenstein [ ]
In my view, a multi-faceted education campaign would be the most effective starting point. In the future, a tax could be a possible option but it would be tolerated better once citizens are educated about the benefits of fewer cars and a more pedestrianised centre.
Write an essay for your tutor, discussing two of the methods in your notes. You should explain which method you think is more important for governments to consider, giving reasons to support your opinion.
During the Industrial Revolution, a period of history in Eu­ rope and North America where there were great advances in science and tech­ nology, the success in reducing death rates was attributable to several factors:
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