The Global Issue Of Overpopulation

973 WordsApr 4, 20174 Pages
Since the early twentieth century, the world’s population has exploded copiously.. This phenomenon known as overpopulation has been called a threat to humanity, and people all across the world are affected by it. There is inadequate housing to shelter the population, not enough resources for the population to continually utilize, pollution, habitat loss, and much more. Politicians and scientists alike are striving to solve this problem.: In evaluating the global issue of overpopulation, one can determine the solution to it through limiting children by creating a law, implementing the policy, and appropriately enforcing the limit. To begin to steady out the superfluous population, one must understand the crux of the dangers of…show more content…
There should be worldwide taxes imposed on items such as diapers and baby wipes in rich countries, and the money collected from the taxes will be wired to the UN and WHO. Anyway, there is evidence that a limit like this works. “The birth rate in China has fallen since 1979, and the rate of population growth is now 0.7 per cent.” (“Managing Population Change”). That is a great statistic considering that it was 1.9 percent in 1950. On the other hand, the limit should be set to two or three for poor, underpopulated countries because decreasing an overpopulated nation’s population would cripple it financially and socially. Creating a childbirth limit similar to that of China and revising it is the first step to controlling the population. After a plan is engendered, it must be implemented worldwide. The UN will make it an international law that is imperative and obligatory to follow, and each nation’s government will do their part in imposing it upon their citizens. The UN will observe each nation’s population and then implement a limit that is reasonable with the population, so that poor, underpopulated countries will not be destroyed, but one with gargantuan populations will have a logical limit set. Every nation with over two hundred fifty million people or one hundred fifty million people and an annual population increase of 1.5 percent or more will need to implement a one-child policy. Nations with fifty million up to one hundred fifty million
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