Posts for topic Population

Ageing China: Changes and challenges

Level: , Topic: Population, Population AS

Extra detail and reading on China as a case study in population in both AS and GCSE. Read the article here. Make notes on what the changes will mean for China in the future and the impacts of the One Child Policy. The sliding population pyramid is excellent with interesting stats for the UK too […]

The world at seven billion

Level: , Topic: Population, Population AS

(2011) The UN is set to announce that the population of the planet has now reached seven billion people.

But will this number continue to rise in future years – and if so, what could this mean?

Risk from extreme weather set to rise

Level: , Topic: Atmosphere, Latest news, Population

Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise.