The World's Shrinking Problem

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Dire predictions about an impending overpopulation crisis have loomed large in the human imagination for centuries. Darrel Bricker and John Ibbitson co-authors of, "Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline," say these predictions have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the global population is on the decline. They join The Agenda to discuss a shrinking planet and the myriad challenges it poses.
Episode:
Global Population Decline; The Future of Senior Care
Aired:
Feb 13, 2019