How China might look if the one-child policy were strictly enforced
|If each woman had been allowed only one child since 1980, China’s population would have been 340m smaller than it was in 2010. If a strict one-child limit were in force for the rest of this century China’s population would shrink to less than 145m by 2100, 800m fewer than the UN projects in its central scenario. Read more at the Economist.|
Here is my collection of Mid-Week reads for you.
- Why are we so curious? (BBC Future)
- What if China annexes the Moon? (FP)
- A global perfect storm. (Project Syndicate)
- Kashmir: Opportunities squandered. (Telegraph India)