Empty Planet makes the case that the world’s population will peak sometime
between 2040 and 2060, level out and then begin a long-lasting decline.
makes a compelling case that population growth will be significantly less than
has been predicted. It suggests that the world’s population may never grow from
its current 7 billion to anywhere near the 11 billion which the United Nations
forecasts will be reached by 2100.
One sector of the ag and food industry is into a tough stretch. Another is on the cusp of revolutionary growth.
By John DePutter – December 6, 2019
From the standpoint of economic
well-being and growth, the agricultural industry currently has two sides: one
encountering a slow down and another in the early stages of a strong and
exciting upswing that has lots of time ahead of it before it peaks.