Half of all the people in human history who ever reached the age of 65 are alive now. What does that mean for our society?
One month after his essay “The Shock of the Old” ran in an April issue of The New Scientist (and spread across the viral world like wild fire), Fred Pearce further explains the implications of the twenty-first century’s surprising large aging population:
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