Population Growth

Jordan Kline

The common resource

Planet Earth and all its shared resources. The world’s population has reached 7 billion individuals. Just by existing, each person uses water, air, land, and food resources. Splitting those resources among 7 billion people.

How is it related to Tragedy of Commons?

Scientist believe that the exponential growth of the human population to be an example of a tragedy of the commons

21st century issues

Two billion additional people on the planet within 40 years, all needing food, water and shelter, with climate change stressing those basic human needs. billions of people across the world face thirst, hunger, slum conditions and conflict in response to droughts, food shortages, urban squalor, migration and ever depleting natural resources, while capacity tries to catch up with demand. We are becoming over populated and many think to keep growing.