Humanity faces some tough challenges in the 21st century. By 2050, we’ll reach ‘peak population’ with more than 9 billion people. That’s a quarter more mouths to feed with ever scarcer resources. We’ll be much older on average, which means that ageing nations in the Americas, Asia and Europe will become increasingly reliant on a shrinking proportion of young workers.
And three out of four people will live in cities, a massive demographic shift that will force governments to create more efficient and affordable solutions for the delivery of clean water, sanitation and other essential services. Download the full article Here