Earth Could be ‘Unrecognizable’ by 2050

Earth As Seen From Apollo 17Via Discovery News:

A growing, more affluent population competing for ever scarcer resources could make for an “unrecognizable” world by 2050, researchers warned at a major US science conference Sunday.

The United Nations has predicted the global population will reach seven billion this year, and climb to nine billion by 2050, “with almost all of the growth occurring in poor countries, particularly Africa and South Asia,” said John Bongaarts of the non-profit Population Council.

To feed all those mouths, “we will need to produce as much food in the next 40 years as we have in the last 8,000,” said Jason Clay of the World Wildlife Fund at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

“By 2050 we will not have a planet left that is recognizable” if current trends continue, Clay said.

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  • Nano_Thermite_911

    Malthusian Fatalism Strikes Again!
    Funny how it’s never argued that we could reroute the billiions spent on maintaining empire, to create technologies that would allow the 2nd and 3rd World (including Americans) to not only gain food sovereignty, but to thrive and flourish as members of a species who share the same home in space.

    FEAR FEAR FEAR ALQUAEDA FEAR GLOBAL WARMING FEAR FEAR LIES DECEPTION NOT ENOUGH TO GO AROUND EXCEPT FOR THE ELITE MEGA RICH WALL STREET FEAR FEAR FEAR CARBON DIOXIDE WILL KILL US! FEAR LIES DECEPTION NEW WORLD ORDER FEAR 911 WAS NOT AN INSIDE JOB BUILDINGS JUST DISSOLVE LIKE SUGAR SOMETIMES 19 HIJACKERS (MANY STILL ALIVE) DID THAT AND OSAMA OBUSHMA OBAMA DID(N’T) DO IT FEAR FEAR FEAR DEATH DEPLETED URANIUM, FEAR LIES VACCINES ARE GOOD FOR YOU FEAR FEAR FEAR TRUST GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS FEAR LIES SIGN UP FOR THE ARMY FEAR NO NEED FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES OR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW….

  • Nano_Thermite_911

    Malthusian Fatalism Strikes Again!
    Funny how it’s never argued that we could reroute the billiions spent on maintaining empire, to create technologies that would allow the 2nd and 3rd World (including Americans) to not only gain food sovereignty, but to thrive and flourish as members of a species who share the same home in space.

    FEAR FEAR FEAR ALQUAEDA FEAR GLOBAL WARMING FEAR FEAR LIES DECEPTION NOT ENOUGH TO GO AROUND EXCEPT FOR THE ELITE MEGA RICH WALL STREET FEAR FEAR FEAR CARBON DIOXIDE WILL KILL US! FEAR LIES DECEPTION NEW WORLD ORDER FEAR 911 WAS NOT AN INSIDE JOB BUILDINGS JUST DISSOLVE LIKE SUGAR SOMETIMES 19 HIJACKERS (MANY STILL ALIVE) DID THAT AND OSAMA OBUSHMA OBAMA DID(N’T) DO IT FEAR FEAR FEAR DEATH DEPLETED URANIUM, FEAR LIES VACCINES ARE GOOD FOR YOU FEAR FEAR FEAR TRUST GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS FEAR LIES SIGN UP FOR THE ARMY FEAR NO NEED FOR CIVIL LIBERTIES OR CONSTITUTIONAL LAW….

    • Apple

      Dude, if you want people to take you seriously then you have to stop sounding like a crazy lunatic

      • grooveboss

        i take him seriously and you are boring. the world will be bad only if boring people like you are reproducing

  • Apple

    Dude, if you want people to take you seriously then you have to stop sounding like a crazy lunatic

  • LuxVeritas

    Come on Disinformation team.
    Don’t you know by now that the majority of people who read such website news sources are not entirely brainwashed, socially engineered, pre-emptively consenting or programmed.

    Calm down Mr. Thermite. These articles are posted to make our blood boil and detract from targeting our comments and bringing information to our fellow sheeple and cattle kept humans within the corrupt, criminal, extortionist, insanomics state.

    Using the analogy of Neo and the Matrix, the truth is so hideous to contemplate; many people either do not want to see what is really happening in this world or cannot face the merest of possibilities because it then demands we first fundamentally change ourselves from within.

    No one can teach us, pointing fingers and lecturing does not work and we are so mistaken about so many things. We must thirst for truth as life and it is revealed even to the simplest of minds.

    Tons of information on the following, seek and you shall find, assume not all information is truth, and step back. What am I (really) being told? Who is telling me (interest, affiliation, funding)? Why am I being told (What possible purpose or outcome of the information)?

    *Over population is a lie. *Climate deception and disinformation. *True democracy does not exist. *All political isms and cracies doomed to fail. *Frightening inconsistencies about players and purposes of 9-11, Madrid Atocha, London Stations and such alike. *Many terrorist organisations, funding, training, geo-economical-political purposes. *Big Pharma poison for profit. * Factory Food/process industry. *Wars. *Famin. *Poverty. *Monetary debt slavery. *False free markets. *Government in essence is a criminal organisation serving the powers that be, not people and planet. *How much real tax, who pays, who benefits. *The purpose of created bigotry in race, religion and sex. *So called charities, NGOs etc.* The purpose of television and its scientific effect on the mind.

    It is a lot to swallow, but a confused and infighting people who are not taught to reason, but fear and hate cannot act in unison and cannot see truth or realise their amazing potential, from the simplest to the deepest thinking of minds. *True earth and universal resource potential, scarcity is fear, control and profit.

    Peace, wisdom, health, knowledge and abundance to all.

    “Adversity is the first path to truth.” – Lord Byron.
    “All truth goes through three stages. First it is ridiculed, then it is violently opposed until it’s finally accepted as self-evident.” Schopenhauer

    Bring me not your flags, guns or government. My fellows are reasoning peoples of all walks of life, with wondrous colours, languages, food and cultural traditions. They pray to the east, west, nowhere or meditate on the all. They were turbans, saris or kilts.

    There are more people who are in essence good, sane and reason than the minority TV mislead.

  • LuxVeritas

    Come on Disinformation team.
    Don’t you know by now that the majority of people who read such website news sources are not entirely brainwashed, socially engineered, pre-emptively consenting or programmed.

    Calm down Mr. Thermite. These articles are posted to make our blood boil and detract from targeting our comments and bringing information to our fellow sheeple and cattle kept humans within the corrupt, criminal, extortionist, insanomics state.

    Using the analogy of Neo and the Matrix, the truth is so hideous to contemplate; many people either do not want to see what is really happening in this world or cannot face the merest of possibilities because it then demands we first fundamentally change ourselves from within.

    No one can teach us, pointing fingers and lecturing does not work and we are so mistaken about so many things. We must thirst for truth as life and it is revealed even to the simplest of minds.

    Tons of information on the following, seek and you shall find, assume not all information is truth, and step back. What am I (really) being told? Who is telling me (interest, affiliation, funding)? Why am I being told (What possible purpose or outcome of the information)?

    *Over population is a lie. *Climate deception and disinformation. *True democracy does not exist. *All political isms and cracies doomed to fail. *Frightening inconsistencies about players and purposes of 9-11, Madrid Atocha, London Stations and such alike. *Many terrorist organisations, funding, training, geo-economical-political purposes. *Big Pharma poison for profit. * Factory Food/process industry. *Wars. *Famin. *Poverty. *Monetary debt slavery. *False free markets. *Government in essence is a criminal organisation serving the powers that be, not people and planet. *How much real tax, who pays, who benefits. *The purpose of created bigotry in race, religion and sex. *So called charities, NGOs etc.* The purpose of television and its scientific effect on the mind.

    It is a lot to swallow, but a confused and infighting people who are not taught to reason, but fear and hate cannot act in unison and cannot see truth or realise their amazing potential, from the simplest to the deepest thinking of minds. *True earth and universal resource potential, scarcity is fear, control and profit.

    Peace, wisdom, health, knowledge and abundance to all.

    “Adversity is the first path to truth.” – Lord Byron.
    “All truth goes through three stages. First it is ridiculed, then it is violently opposed until it’s finally accepted as self-evident.” Schopenhauer

    Bring me not your flags, guns or government. My fellows are reasoning peoples of all walks of life, with wondrous colours, languages, food and cultural traditions. They pray to the east, west, nowhere or meditate on the all. They were turbans, saris or kilts.

    There are more people who are in essence good, sane and reason than the minority TV mislead.

    • Apple

      I swear everyone who visits this site is crazy.

      • LuxVeritas

        @Apple.
        I comprehend fully your point of view, it would appear so and frankly it is safer and more comforting to think many commentators are crazies, because the alternative; should we be marginally right about many things is something many may not wish to contemplate.

      • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

        You kinda have to be a little off kilter to visit this site, but I wouldn’t go so far as to say crazy. You gotta appreciate that some people are actually getting riled up by the issues in the world. This information makes you crazy if you read it long enough. The reason behind it is that if you actually go out and research on it, or notice the trends you actually start believing them. And these things, when believed to the core SHOULD make you mad. If you aren’t angry about these kinds of things, then you are as numb as any other sheep in your neighborhood.

        I would expect there to be a lot of people here that read the site just so they can tell everyone around them “i knew this was going to happen” when something bad happens, when in reality they just had a couple of the clues.

      • E.B. Wolf

        You’re here.

      • grooveboss

        dood go away. and what a name fail

    • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

      I am rarely struck by moments of literary jealousy…

      …and thus its high praise to say that I only wish I had penned the keypoints contained above. Eloquent, simple and true. Very much exactly the thoughts that have ruled my life and the way I live it…as well as they way I filter information in an era where disinformation generally outweighs truth. Bravo man…bravo.

  • Apple

    I swear everyone who visits this site is crazy.

  • LuxVeritas

    @Apple.
    I comprehend fully your point of view, it would appear so and frankly it is safer and more comforting to think many commentators are crazies, because the alternative; should we be marginally right about many things is something many may not wish to contemplate.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    You kinda have to be a little off kilter to visit this site, but I wouldn’t go so far as to say crazy. You gotta appreciate that some people are actually getting riled up by the issues in the world. This information makes you crazy if you read it long enough. The reason behind it is that if you actually go out and research on it, or notice the trends you actually start believing them. And these things, when believed to the core SHOULD make you mad. If you aren’t angry about these kinds of things, then you are as numb as any other sheep in your neighborhood.

    I would expect there to be a lot of people here that read the site just so they can tell everyone around them “i knew this was going to happen” when something bad happens, when in reality they just had a couple of the clues.

  • E.B. Wolf

    You’re here.

  • E.B. Wolf

    You’re here.

  • Borges

    speculation

    speculation

    speculation

    speculation

    speculation

  • Andrew

    CerebralCaustic?

  • Coitusme

    Sounds like a cue to hand out the condoms!

  • Coitusme

    Sounds like a cue to hand out the condoms!

  • grooveboss

    i take him seriously and you are boring. the world will be bad only if boring people like you are reproducing

  • grooveboss

    dood go away. and what a name fail

  • grooveboss

    Humanity is bumping reproduction because its protecting itself from natural disasters. In india its ok, most are minimalists and very spiritual and introverted. over population cant happen here where everyone is an extrovert with no inner world, forcing beings to entertain themselves with what is outside depleting resources that are for survival. 3rd world uses crisis for creativity and imagination and we seem to need to thrive in luxury in order to make up for the lack of an inner world, animals are all inner beings with their bodies as just a vehicle for the creation of the inner world, Their brain is a holodeck which creates realities, the blue whale having the most advance inner world because of its huge brain can render more and its made of crill which gladly await the upgrade to a more organized and sophisticated organism in joining the whale, not unlike how we join companies. In my opinion a being needs a balance of both luxury and crisis to be complete. Read the Lucifer Principle…

  • grooveboss

    Humanity is bumping reproduction because its protecting itself from natural disasters. In india its ok, most are minimalists and very spiritual and introverted. over population cant happen here where everyone is an extrovert with no inner world, forcing beings to entertain themselves with what is outside depleting resources that are for survival. 3rd world uses crisis for creativity and imagination and we seem to need to thrive in luxury in order to make up for the lack of an inner world, animals are all inner beings with their bodies as just a vehicle for the creation of the inner world, Their brain is a holodeck which creates realities, the blue whale having the most advance inner world because of its huge brain can render more and its made of crill which gladly await the upgrade to a more organized and sophisticated organism in joining the whale, not unlike how we join companies. In my opinion a being needs a balance of both luxury and crisis to be complete. Read the Lucifer Principle…

  • justagirl

    unrecognizable to whom? (lol).

  • justagirl

    unrecognizable to whom? (lol).

  • Rufus

    How about Apple comes out with the all new “iSterilize”. People love Apple stuff.

  • Rufus

    How about Apple comes out with the all new “iSterilize”. People love Apple stuff.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.sauber Nick Sauber
  • http://www.facebook.com/nick.sauber Nick Sauber
  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    I am rarely struck by moments of literary jealousy…

    …and thus its high praise to say that I only wish I had penned the keypoints contained above. Eloquent, simple and true. Very much exactly the thoughts that have ruled my life and the way I live it…as well as they way I filter information in an era where disinformation generally outweighs truth. Bravo man…bravo.

  • Andrew

    CerebralCaustic?

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