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Lack Death almost seven hundred years agoIn The Coming Population Crash veteran environmental writer Fred Pearce reveals the dynamics behind this dramatic shift Charting the demographic path of Mass Migration Aging PDFEPUB #193 our species over two hundred years he begins by chronicling the troubling history of authoritarian efforts to contain the twentieth century's population explosion as well as the worldwide trend toward the empowerment of women that led to lower birthrates And then with vivid reporting from around the globe he dives into the environmental social and economic effects of our surprising demographic futureNow is probably the last time in history that our world will hold young people than elders Most Mass Migration Aging Nations and PDF or fear that an aging world population will put a serious drain on national resources as a shrinking working population supports Pearce has never met an immigrant he didn't like and that relentless optimism gets a little old over 300 pages I could have wished for a even handed treatment on this subject but the scope of his research is impressive You might think that demographics is simply births and deaths but Pearce looks at how the human life cycle has changed over the last 150 years and how those changes affect politics technology women's rights and the graying of the global population Best sentence in the book Should we fear the wrinklies I recommend this book There are other books that explore the minutiae of all the individual topics Pearce introduces but this is a great overview

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Peopleuake Mass Migration Aging Nations and the Coming Population CrashMigration Aging Epub #222 Demography is destiny It underlies many of the issues that shake the world from war and economics to immigration No wonder then that fears of overpopulation flared regularly over the last century a century that saw the world's population uadruple Even Mass Migration Aging Nations and PDF or today baby booms are blamed for genocide and terrorism and overpopulation is regularly cited as the primary factor driving global warming and other environmental issuesYet surprisingly it appears that the explosion is past its peak Around the Peopleuake Mass ePUB #10003 world in developing countries as well as in rich ones today's women are having on average children half the number their mothers had Within a generation world fertility will likely follow Europe's to below replacement levels and by the world's population will be declining for the first time since the B As befits a roving journalist Pearce's book is a collection of field reports from around the world sometimes amusing often eye opening and at times insightful updates of the current state of affairs on our planet from a sociological and cultural point of view I do agree with other readers that in such a short piece of work it lacks deep analysis and well argued conclusions but that did not detract from my enjoyment of this book However his optimism and hope for a better future where mankind's current depredations on the living planet are constrained I found rather baseless in a few instances for eg his belief that people makes for better land management in Africa was difficult to accept without substantiation to give one example This aside the major demographic trend that the author harps on the ageing and eventual shrinkage of world population does present some hope that the current magnitude of environmental destruction would inevitably moderate The million dollar uestion then is would it be too late As Pearce correctly pointed out it is the growth in per capita consumption that is today the key driver of ecological impact rather than sheer population numbers And to counter that efficiency gains from green tech and fewer people may not be enough without a commensurate change in societal values