The team over at Kurzgesagt are decidedly in favour of the theory that the the global population will never come to reach 12 billion, as the population starts to being reach its tipping point around the year 2070. Their case is based on a four-stage theory of demographic transition in a country or region.
Third and second world countries are catching up to west at very encouraging rates! Soon we will have a larger percentage of the global population than not who will be educated and living with every single basic sustenance measure that is used to date.
This video comes as a wonderful news, putting a nice calm cap on the year of fear that 2016 has seem to bring about.