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agricultureDoomer Attenborough Hates People and Malthus Was Wrong by Over 300 Times

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The Doomer David Attenborough hates humans and data. He desperately wants fewer humans and ignores data which shows how wrong his ideas are. This is a dangerous level of ignorance. This ignorance and constantly wrong belief has harmed millions of …

agriculturePhotosynthesis Hack Will Make Plants More Productive So the World Can Feed 40% More

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Crops engineered with a photorespiratory shortcut are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions. Photosynthesis uses the enzyme Rubisco—the planet’s most abundant protein—and sunlight energy to turn carbon dioxide and water into sugars that fuel plant growth and yield. …

chinaChina’s 2018 Baby Bust Failure Will Trigger Emergency Pro-Baby Measures

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China has a monster miss on its future national and economic plan. Instead of having 20 million babies born in 2018, the babies born will only be 14 or 15 million. The failure of China’s two baby policy will hit …

africaHistorical and Social Reasons Why Sacrifice As a Plan Fails

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There were some emails about my article about being able to feed 40 billion people with today’s agricultural productivity. Food, energy, water, and ecosystems are connected. The complexity of those systems is secondary. Why do people have large families? What …

environmentOverpopulation Fears Come From Simple Mistakes in What is Happening

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People worry about overpopulation because they have not looked into how food, family size, and money work. They have no basic understanding of numbers. I have researched this stuff a LOT but I think I can it make it fairly …

bitcoinHow Crypto Tech Bridges the Generation Gap

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Just as the older generation has had to get its head around the hi-tech world of cryptocurrencies and how they work, so the tech itself is introducing younger folk, like millennials and the newly-emerging Gen Z to online activities they …

agingAll Generations From 1890 to 2025

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Here is list of all generations from 1890 to 2025. There are some overlaps because of differences in definitions. Above is a picture of six generations of one family. It is not unreasonable for 8 generations in one family to …

economic impactGreat Recessions Lasting Impact to Millennials Careers and Finances

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Millennials (now aged 21 to 37) have paid a price for starting their careers during the Great Recession. They had to face historically weak labor demand and unusually tight credit conditions. Millennials are less well off than members of earlier …

asiaDeveloped Country population from 17% to over 50% of World by 2050

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The population of the World’s developed countries is currently a little over 1.3 billion people. This is about 17% of the world population today and will be about 50% of the world population by 2050. China, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey …

asiaBeyond Free IVF is a brave new world with an army of surrogates

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Nextbigfuture has reported on Denmark providing free In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and having 10% of all babies from IVF. 20% of the couples in many countries have trouble having babies. This is increasing as mother delay having children until they …