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Resisting Dickensian Gloom

Greenhouse gas emissions. Advocates of high- density policies (often termed "Smart Growth" but also under other descriptions and euphemisms such as "urban consolidation", "compact development", "growth management" and "urban renewal") maintain these policies save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.TONY RECSEI from Save Our Suburbs

September 16 2011

Private land to be seized for housing

THE state government is rushing to prepare laws to create a development authority with sweeping powers to compulsorily acquire and rezone privately owned land for resale to developers. ...MATTHEW MOORE URBAN AFFAIRS EDITOR March 12, 2010

September 16 2011

Aspire to Greatness

The Australian Population Institute (APOP) attempting to justify a population of 35 million by 2050.

September 16 2011

Chidambaram for complete coverage of population register

New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday stressed for complete coverage of the population without duplication while preparing the National Population Register (NPR). Addressing the All India Conference of State Coordinators/ District Magistrates/ Collectors/ Deputy Commissioners on the subject of "Census of India 2011 and National Population Register, " Chidambaram cautioned that special efforts would be required to ensure coverage of vulnerable sections of the society like the elderly, handicapped, weak and marginalized.

September 16 2011

DEVELOPMENT: India, China Fight Poverty, Population Growth

The world’s two most populous nations - India and China - are placing a high priority on reproductive health and poverty alleviation as part of their efforts to meet the U.N.’s much-touted Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and its 2015 deadline.

September 16 2011

The population conundrum

Excerpts from the debate on the size of a future Singapore. Mar 05, 2010

September 16 2011

Carr wants migrant intake cut to curb growth - Mar 25, 2010

BOB CARR, the former Labor premier of NSW, says Australia's immigration intake should be slashed by half to slow population growth.

September 16 2011

Whoa Canada - March 19, 2010

Canada did its best this week to act like George W. Bush. The government excluded family planning from a new maternal health initiative for developing countries it planned to launch at the G8 meeting in June. Like a minority in our country, their Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon claimed that access to contraception is irrelevant to his goal of saving mothers and infants. After a quick public backlash, he edited his talking points, but still refused to acknowledge that family planning saves lives.

September 16 2011

Population growing at twice global average: ABS - March 26 2010

AUSTRALIA'S population is growing at twice the rate of the rest of the world, after crashing through 22 million late last year.

September 16 2011

You can't cap population, says Swan 30 March 2010

Capping Australia's population would come at a great cost to the nation, Treasurer Wayne Swan has warned. Addressing a conference in Brisbane this morning, Mr Swan said calls for a freeze on national population growth ignored the benefits that came from an increase in the number of people living in Australia.

September 16 2011