By 2050 Our Planet Could Be ‘Unrecognizable’

Earths city lights

This image of Earth’s city lights was created with data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS).

A growing, more affluent population competing for ever scarcer resources could make for an “unrecognizable” world by 2050, researchers warned at a major US science conference Sunday.

 

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China’s Aging Population Could Bring Changes to Family Planning Policy

aging population

Shanghai has more than 3 million people aged 60 or older.

In the face of an aging population in the coastal city of Shanghai, the government should improve the social welfare system and encourage more eligible couples to have a second child, a political adviser suggested.

 

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