Book claims global population will start to decline in 30 years despite UN predictions – and says once it does ‘it will never end’
Earth’s predicted overpopulation crisis might not be as dire as we’ve thought – instead, a new book argues our numbers will soon start plummeting.
The United Nations has long warned that the world’s population is fast approaching a point at which Earth’s resources may not be able to support humanity.
There are currently 7.7 billion people living on the planet, and this is expected to climb to 9 billion by 2050.
But, Canadian journalist John Ibbitson and political scientist Darrell Bricker have found that these predictions may have missed the mark completely.