7 Billion Humans in 2011 | National Geographic Magazine: City Planning Museum | Shanghai, China

City Planning Museum | Shanghai, China

The Future of Shanghai, China is Laid Out at the City Planning Museum 

…each American child generates seven times as much carbon dioxide over time as one child in China, and 169 times as much as one in Bangladesh. Reducing car travel, recycling and making homes more energy efficient would have a fraction of the impact on emissions that reducing the birth rate would, it found.

—Mireya Navarro, New York Times, October 31, 2011

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