Researchers: Not even a global pandemic can solve our overpopulation problem

By Lindsay Abrams

Here’s a statistic that, that, no matter how you try to wrap your mind around it, continues to defy belief: of all the human beings that have ever existed, an estimated 14 percent are alive right now.

Yep, there are a lot of us. Too many of us, plenty have argued. And according to researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia, we’re not going anywhere.


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