11,000 scientists demand population control because of ‘climate emergency’

LifeSiteNews | 11/5/2019 | Staff
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November 5, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – 11,000 scientists have signed onto an article declaring that “the world population must be stabilized—and, ideally, gradually reduced,” because a “climate emergency” threatens “the fate of humanity.”

Written by the Alliance of World Scientists and full of alarmist, apocalyptic language, the article was published today in BioScience.

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“Still increasing by roughly 80 million people per year, or more than 200,000 per day...the world population must be stabilized—and, ideally, gradually reduced—within a framework that ensures social integrity,” the authors wrote.

“There are proven and effective policies that strengthen human rights while lowering fertility rates and lessening the impacts of population growth on GHG emissions and biodiversity loss. These policies make family-planning services available to all people, remove barriers to their access and achieve full gender equity, including primary and secondary education as a global norm for all, especially girls and young women,” they continued, citing a study from John Bongaarts, a population control activist who spoke at the Vatican in 2017.

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Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk, however, has gone on record stating that the “biggest problem” facing the world is not population explosion, but “population collapse” because of plummeting birth rates.

“Most people think we have too many people on the planet, but actually this is an outdated view,” said Musk in an August 19 live-streamed debate with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. chairman Jack Ma at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai.

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Demographers have for years already been warning Western countries with below replacement-level birth rates about what some call the “demographic winter” as a result of the decline. In such a collapse, the old outnumber the young, creating severe imbalances. Economies suffer. Some could even crash. The result could negatively impact, and could prove detrimental, to some of the main infrastructures — such as financial systems...
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