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Climate Change: Challenges and Priorities for Basic Research, May 20, 2008,
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Slide image: Line graph, entitled "World Population: 1950-2050" showing the world population growing between 1950 and 2050. The population was a little over 2.5 billion in 1950 and is projected to be over 9 billion by 2050.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, International Data Base, 2008 First Update

Slide image credit: U.S. Census Bureau

Background image: Photo showing the sun setting over the ocean and a dramatic sky

Background image credit: 2009 JupiterImages Corporation

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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