Did you know that falling fertility rates could mean almost all nations will see their populations halve by the end of the century? We have historically lived in a world where the average population was young, and this is about to reverse itself. Are we ready?
Most people are shocked when they hear this. While some see it as the biggest threat to human civilization, others see it as nothing to worry about, even a cause for celebration! What we know is that changes in population size and age distribution, and our responses to it, will have significant implications for present and future generations, shaping their lives and opportunities.
People Power is a futures game that helps us better understand and address the future impacts of population decline on our world. Adam Sharpe, a British Futurist based in Asia, won the NGFP Intergenerational Fairness Award for his game design. After a year of research and testing, he is ready to share it and its findings at Creative Bureaucracy.