The Impact of Life Extending on Global Population: A Study of UN World Population Prospects 2019.

Population projections for 2019 and life extension

Overpopulation is a common concern when it comes to life extension. The idea that the world has too many people is a common one. Do we really face a global population meltdown as some believe? According to the United Nations’ World Population Prospects 2019, the global population is expected to continue growing for the next several decades. However, it will eventually plateau.

It’s not overpopulation, but population growth.

Overpopulation is always cited as an argument against healthy life extension. It’s a reason to continue to allow people to get sick and die from diseases that science might be able cure in future decades.


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