We look ahead to 2050 and see the world’s population leveling off and beginning to decline. People will be older on average and not all of us will be entirely human. We also discuss the threat of global catastrophe by earthquake or asteroid impact and the implications of global cooling due to the solar minimum.
Contrary to initial media reports, US Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT confirm that President Trump wanted to make military aid to Ukraine contingent on an investigation of Joe Biden. Furthermore, diplomat Bill Taylor acknowledged that Ukraine didn’t even know the aid had been delayed until late August, making a quid pro quo impossible.