UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100

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The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 By 2050, one in four persons living in Europe and Northern America could be aged 65 or over. In 2018, for the first time in history, persons aged 65 or above outnumbered children under five years of age globally. The number of persons aged 80 years or over is projected to triple, from 143 million in 2019 to 426 million in 2050.

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Ipsos study finds US among most skeptical of Autonomous Vehicles

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Nearly six in 10 people consider themselves “car people,” and 81% feel that the car they drive reflects their personality, a least to some degree. Although there is widespread interest in autonomous vehicles (AVs), the US—one of the largest auto markets in the world—expresses higher levels of resistance than most nations, according to a new study by Ipsos, a leading global market research firm.

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