What aren't they calling it an "underpopulation crisis"?

| 2 Comments | 1 TrackBack

The Chicago Sun-Times reports today that France will offer new financial incentives for mothers to have third children. Reports the Sun-Times:

France isn't alone in worrying about the need to encourage births. Across Europe [there is]... a decline in fertility rates that some fear could lead to economic decline.

In the 25-nation European Union, the average fertility rate has sunk below 2.07 children per woman -- the minimum needed to prevent a drop in population without immigration.

"It is a kind of creeping crisis," said Jan Hoem, a director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany, where the fertility rate of around 1.3 is among Europe's lowest....

The family-friendly policies have helped keep France's fertility rate among the highest in Europe -- 1.9 children per woman, second only to Ireland's 2.0 but still below the 2.07 level needed to keep population stable.

The EU average is around 1.5, dropping to less than 1.3 in some countries.

Why aren't headlines screaming about the underpopulation crisis?

2 Comments

Are you people out of your mind?? The Earth is absolutely GROSSLY overpopulated. The pope is a fucking nutcase if he's saying we're facing an "underpopulation crisis"? What planet are you living on? I'm living on Earth and am seeing the population increasing by the BILLIONS every decade! Oh yeah, (under)populaiton crisis, LET'S SHOOT FOR 10 BILLION! More hungry children, more increases in food production but nobody to afford it, yay!




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
Rebelution Feb 24, 2017, 5:00 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 24, 2017, 4:13 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 24, 2017, 3:06 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 24, 2017, 3:06 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Feb 23, 2017, 11:35 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 23, 2017, 11:08 pm
A Catholic Life Feb 23, 2017, 9:25 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 23, 2017, 9:15 pm
cultureshift Feb 23, 2017, 8:04 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 6:23 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 6:44 pm
cultureshift Feb 23, 2017, 6:42 pm
cultureshift Feb 23, 2017, 6:58 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 6:55 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Feb 23, 2017, 6:35 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 5:14 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 5:20 pm
Fletcher's Blog Feb 23, 2017, 5:30 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 5:54 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 4:30 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 5:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 4:50 pm
March For Life Feb 23, 2017, 4:02 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 3:23 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 3:43 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 5:27 pm
Abort73 Blog Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Abort73.com || Director's Blog Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Rose and Her Lily Feb 23, 2017, 3:22 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 23, 2017, 3:17 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 2:33 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 1:50 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 1:50 pm
Alex Schadenberg Feb 23, 2017, 2:47 pm
Rose and Her Lily Feb 23, 2017, 10:47 am
Rose and Her Lily Feb 23, 2017, 1:44 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 3:07 pm
Rose and Her Lily Feb 23, 2017, 1:30 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 12:02 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 12:49 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 12:49 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Feb 23, 2017, 12:40 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 11:35 am
LifeNews Feb 23, 2017, 11:55 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 11:48 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 12:10 pm
Alex Schadenberg Feb 23, 2017, 11:40 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Conservative Political Cartoons Feb 23, 2017, 11:15 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 12:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 12:42 pm
Alex Schadenberg Feb 23, 2017, 10:16 am
NoisyRoom.net Feb 23, 2017, 9:29 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 11:07 am
NoisyRoom.net Feb 23, 2017, 8:34 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 10:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 23, 2017, 9:00 am
Bound4LIFE Feb 23, 2017, 8:30 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
My Domestic Church Feb 23, 2017, 8:25 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
NoisyRoom.net Feb 23, 2017, 6:23 am
Leaven for the Loaf Feb 23, 2017, 6:00 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 3:40 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 3:40 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 23, 2017, 3:40 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Feb 22, 2017, 11:35 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:04 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 22, 2017, 11:06 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 22, 2017, 9:31 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 22, 2017, 9:36 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 22, 2017, 9:15 pm
cultureshift Feb 22, 2017, 8:24 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 10:57 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 10:37 pm
cultureshift Feb 22, 2017, 7:43 pm
Colossians Three Sixteen Feb 22, 2017, 7:29 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Feb 22, 2017, 6:21 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LTI Blog Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 5:38 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 5:43 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 6:02 pm
cultureshift Feb 22, 2017, 5:28 pm
cultureshift Feb 22, 2017, 5:57 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Feb 22, 2017, 5:18 pm
A Voice For Moms© Feb 22, 2017, 5:34 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 4:22 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 4:39 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 4:31 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 3:32 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Feb 22, 2017, 3:27 pm
Catholic in Brooklyn Feb 22, 2017, 3:40 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 2:45 pm
Just thinking... Feb 22, 2017, 3:20 pm
CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR BRAIN! Feb 22, 2017, 3:15 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 1:47 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 1:38 pm
Fletcher's Blog Feb 22, 2017, 1:30 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 3:19 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 12:20 pm
Rose and Her Lily Feb 22, 2017, 10:56 am
My Domestic Church Feb 22, 2017, 12:25 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 11:22 am
LifeLove&Truth Feb 22, 2017, 11:31 am
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 11:52 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Feb 22, 2017, 11:54 am
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 1:57 pm
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 10:38 am
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 10:28 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Feb 22, 2017, 11:01 am
BIG C CATHOLICS Feb 22, 2017, 10:09 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 12:02 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Feb 22, 2017, 11:30 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 22, 2017, 8:47 am
Operation Rescue Feb 22, 2017, 9:03 am
LifeNews Feb 22, 2017, 8:40 am
March For Life Feb 22, 2017, 8:28 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 22, 2017, 6:58 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 22, 2017, 7:01 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 22, 2017, 7:04 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 22, 2017, 7:03 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 22, 2017, 4:18 am
Rebelution Feb 22, 2017, 3:00 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Feb 21, 2017, 11:35 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Feb 21, 2017, 11:08 pm
joy of nine9 Feb 21, 2017, 10:31 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Feb 21, 2017, 11:20 pm
cultureshift Feb 21, 2017, 7:20 pm
cultureshift Feb 21, 2017, 7:37 pm
LifeNews Feb 21, 2017, 6:21 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 21, 2017, 6:39 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 21, 2017, 5:41 pm
LifeNews Feb 21, 2017, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 21, 2017, 4:20 pm