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I'm guesstimating we'll see around 10% drop in human population by 2022 as the weather pattern shifts start affecting food production.   If regional water wars - between India and Pakistan, say - break out it could go much, much, higher.  The rumor-mill has it the last time they went at it nuclear weapons were released to the theater commanders.

Lowered food production, higher food prices, Austerity invoked economic depression, leading to malnutrition, thus lowering human ability to fight-off disease, spread of antibiotic resistance in disease inducing bacteria ...

Looks like things are about to get "interesting."

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Mon Feb 6th, 2012 at 07:31:10 PM EST
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