This Amazing Visualization Shows How We Got to 7 Billion People on Earth
It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billionâ€”and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. But growth has begun slowing, as women have fewer babies on average.
When will our global population peak? And how can we minimize our impact on Earthâ€™s resources, even as we approach 11 billion?