Slowing population growth for wellbeing and development

  title={Slowing population growth for wellbeing and development},
  author={D. V. Braeckel and M. Temmerman and K. Roelens and O. Degomme},
  journal={The Lancet},
A growing number of findings from different disciplines show that human wellbeing is increasingly threatened by unsustainable population growth. These threats occur at different levels. At the global level population size is a crucial factor in consumption of resources... Important as it is to decrease the environmental footprint of high-income countries for sustainability reasons it is also necessary to boost economic development in low-income countries for humanitarian and ethical reasons… Expand
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