Report: Humanity Must Stabilize Population, Consumption or Face ‘Downward Vortex’ of ‘Ills’

Report: Humanity Must Stabilize Population, Consumption or Face ‘Downward Vortex’ of ‘Ills’

It is urgent that humanity work towards equity of consumption and slow the growth of the world’s population or we’ll head towards a “downward vortex” of ruin, according to a report published today.

People and the Planet, the report from the Royal Society, is the result of a nearly two-year study.  It emphasizes that global population and consumption are linked and must be seen as such to work for the health of humankind and the planet.

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