Our planet already bears the consequences of burgeoning population – today, the population stands at close to eight billion. What’s worse, uneven distribution is creating calamitous conditions and a disproportionate human development index. Think about it: today, 52% of the population live in cities, and its projected to increase to 68% by 2050!
This infographic highlights some important facts about how cities are bearing or collapsing under the weight of its populace, and how the surging movement into cities is challenging (often defeating) the infrastructure and resulting in tumultuous rise of social and environmental issues.
The Future Population Growth Of Our Cities:
Infographic by – Raconteur