Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline eBook – Andy-palmer.co.uk


Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline An Award Winning Journalist And Leading International Social Researcher Make The Provocative Argument That The Global Population Will Soon Begin To Decline, Dramatically Reshaping The Social, Political, And Economic Landscape For Half A Century, Statisticians, Pundits, And Politicians Have Warned That A Burgeoning Population Will Soon Overwhelm The Earth S Resources But A Growing Number Of Experts Are Sounding A Different Alarm Rather Than Continuing To Increase Exponentially, They Argue, The Global Population Is Headed For A Steep Declineand In Many Countries, That Decline Has Already Begun In Empty Planet, John Ibbitson And Darrell Bricker Find That A Smaller Global Population Will Bring With It Many Benefits Fewer Workers Will Command Higher Wages The Environment Will Improve The Risk Of Famine Will Wane And Falling Birthrates In The Developing World Will Bring Greater Affluence And Autonomy For Women But Enormous Disruption Lies Ahead, Too We Can Already See The Effects In Europe And Parts Of Asia, As Aging Populations And Worker Shortages Weaken The Economy And Impose Crippling Demands On Healthcare And Social Security The United States And Canada Are Well Positioned To Successfully Navigate These Coming Demographic Shifts That Is, Unless Growing Isolationism Leads Us To Close Ourselves Off Just As Openness Becomes Critical To Our Survival Than Ever Rigorously Researched And Deeply Compelling, Empty Planet Offers A Vision Of A Future That We Can No Longer Prevent But One That We Can Shape, If We ChoosePraise For Empty Planet An Ambitious Reimagining Of Our Demographic Future The New York Times Book Review The Authors Combine A Mastery Of Social Science Research With Enough Journalistic Flair To Convince Fair Minded Readers Of A Simple Fact Fertility Is Falling Faster Than Most Experts Can Readily Explain, Driven By Persistent Forces TheWall Street JournalThe Beauty Of This Book Is That It Links Hard To Grasp Global Trends To The Easy To Understand Individual Choices Being Made All Over The World Today A Gripping Narrative Of A World On The Cusp Of Profound Change The New StatesmanJohn Ibbitson And Darrell Bricker Have Written A Sparkling And Enlightening Guide To The Contemporary World Of Fertility As Small Family Sizes And Plunging Rates Of Child Bearing Go Global TheGlobe And Mail



2 thoughts on “Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

  1. Dave Rice Dave Rice says:

    I cannot recommend this book The subject is one that I know well and have studied professionally around the world Although the facts this book presents are mostly accurate, they are highly selective and presented along with strong opinions about the political implications as though no other point of view can be credible This book is a form of propaganda, masquerading as information.Fertility decl


  2. sien sien says:

    Empty Planet The Shock of Global Population Decline 2019 by Darrel Bricker and John Ibbitson is a fascinating book that makes the case the global population is likely to peak sooner than UN population predictions suggest and looks at why populations are declining and the what the impact of declining populations is likely to be It s a fascinating book because the fact that fertility levels are below r


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