The Worst Addiction: Population Growth

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Date of Publication: October 27

Year of Publication: 2023

Publication City: Rome, Italy

Publisher: IPS Inter Press Service

Author(s): Joseph Chamie

PORTLAND, USA, Oct 27, 2023 (IPS)—Among the various troubling human addictions, the one having the most worrisome consequences for humanity and planet Earth is population growth.

Some addictions, such as illicit drug use, tobacco smoking, alcohol abuse, gun violence and junk food consumption, are contributing to chronic diseases, illnesses, injuries and the premature deaths of millions of men, women and children. The sustained growth of human populations, however, is far more troubling as it is undermining the wellbeing of humanity.

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