ELON Musk warned that a declining global fertility rate could keep a city from being built on Mars one day.
“We should be much more worried about population collapse,” Musk said on his Twitter account on Tuesday.
Billionaire Tesla added “if there aren’t enough people for Earth, there certainly won’t be enough for Mars,” in a follow-up tweet.
Since at least 2020, experts have warned that birth rates around the world are falling, with BBC report called it an “incredible” drop.
In particular, Musk did not hold back on his view of the declining birth rate.
He said at Wall Street Journal Board of Directors last year.
“Look at the numbers – if people don’t have more children, civilization will collapse, take my word for it,” Musk said at the event.
And now the falling birth rate could affect Musk’s plans to one day establish a sustainable human base of one million on Mars.
Musk talked about his vision for Mars at least in 2020 when he announced in a tweet that, in his plan, humans would initially live “in glass domes” but eventually the planet would distort to support life.
‘Terraforming’ is a hypothetical process of modifying the Martian surface so that it is habitable by Earth-like life.
In Elon’s scenario, terraforming Mars could theoretically allow humans to breathe on the planet.
Even Musk added that terraforming would be “too slow for our lives”, however, humans could certainly establish a human base on Mars in the near future. this life.
In the past, the billionaire CEO has stated that humans becoming an interplanetary species may be our only chance of survival in the long run.
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