"The leader of more than a billion Roman Catholics suggested that fears over man-made emissions melting the ice caps and causing a wave of unprecedented disasters were nothing more than scare-mongering.
"The German-born Pontiff said that while some concerns may be valid it was vital that the international community based its policies on science rather than the dogma of the environmentalist movement."
"The 80-year-old Pope said the world needed to care for the environment but not to the point where the welfare of animals and plants was given a greater priority than that of mankind."
This comes on the heels of many environmentalists proclaiming the necessity of foregoing Read More...
"There are currently more elderly people than children living in the EU, as Europe's young population has decreased by 21 percent - or 23 million – in 25 years, 10 percent of which in the last ten years alone."
One of every 25 EU citizens is over 65 years old. In Italy one out of every five citizens is over 65. Italy also has the least young people at 14.2%.
But the greatest loss of young people is in Spain, where the young population has diminished by 44% from 1990 to 2005.
"Despite these figures, the EU population has grown by 8.2% over the last 27 years, now reaching almost 500 million. This paradox can mostly be explained by an ever increasing number of immigrants coming to the EU."
Acccording to the study, in the last year alone, 75% of the population growth in the EU resulted from Read More...
The lengths that cerrtain nations will go to in order to persuade their citizenry to discard their birth control, and cooperate with natural law is growing more bizarre everyday, and is beginning to sound like something out of a science-fiction novel.
"Alexei Bezrukov and his wife, Yulia, won a 250,000 ruble (US$10,000, €7,316) cash prize in June after she gave birth to a baby boy, Andrei. Bezrukov said patriotism wasn't their motive for having a child, their third, although the money was welcome."
"Russia, with one-seventh of the Earth's land surface, has just 141.4 million citizens, making it one of the most sparsely settled countries in the world. Due to a low birthrate and very Read More...