population paper

population paper - Solana Kaercher February 29, 2008 ENVS...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Solana Kaercher February 29, 2008 ENVS 1000-018 Kelli Archie The Value of Women is vital: The Causes and Effects of Northern Indian Population Growth The influx of people in Northern India has recently grabbed demographers’ attention; they are realizing that the population is expanding so rapidly that the environment soon will not be able to support so many inhabitants. With the highest fertility rates wavering around four children per women in the worst places, such as Uttar Pradesh, the Northern Indian population is expected to double by 2050. India already contains one sixth of the world’s population, and if it reaches two billion people, it will certainly be the highest populated country in the world. Almost a third of the population is under the age of fifteen. This sobering statistic is very serious, because it reflects how young this population is. There are nowhere near enough adults to care for so many children. It is very controversial whether or not the environment or the infrastructure can contain so
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course ENVS 1000 taught by Professor Neff,jason during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

Page1 / 3

population paper - Solana Kaercher February 29, 2008 ENVS...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online