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originally posted by: toolgal462
a reply to: dug88
Ever heard of terraforming?
If one is for human extinction as a policy
Believe it or not, this idea is spreading among the intelligentsia, liberals, leftists who view the mass of humanity as ignorant polluters and destroyers of Mother Earth.
originally posted by: blueman12
a reply to: ketsuko
Exvept there are many things we can do to reduce pollution without resorting to drastic population reduction ideas that will never happen!
The global fertility rate is expected to be 1.9 births per woman by 2100, down from 2.5 today. The rate is projected to fall below the replacement fertility rate (2.1 births per woman) by 2070. The replacement fertility rate is the number of births per woman needed to maintain a population’s size.
The world’s median age is expected to increase to 42 in 2100, up from the current 31 – and from 24 in 1950. Between 2020 and 2100, the number of people ages 80 and older is expected to increase from 146 million to 881 million. Starting in 2073, there are projected to be more people ages 65 and older than under age 15 – the first time this will be the case. Contributing factors to the rise in the median age are the increase in life expectancy and falling fertility rates.
(This analysis uses regional classifications from the UN and may differ from other Pew Research Center reports.)