Hans Rosling on Global Population Growth

posted May 14, 2011, 4:36 PM by Paul Ketko   [ updated May 14, 2011, 4:41 PM ]

The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you'll see).

About Hans Rosling

In Hans Rosling’s hands, data sings. Global trends in health and economics come to vivid life. And the big picture of global development—with some surprisingly good news—snaps into sharp focus. Full bio and more links

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