with rising human population new (virgin) sources of ore will be mined to satisfy the demand for more products.
Only with a population growth rate of zero might we have some hope for planetary stability.
On-line shopping with local delivery, has 2 to 5 times lower environmental impact than e-commerce from a central warehouse.
Efficiency of resource use can lower demand, but not if the underlying population is growing and hoping to catch up in lifestyle.
Reliance on population growth is a hollow and blunt instrument to ensure economic growth
A carbon fee program would preserve the personal choice of how we live our lives
When we insist on shared values and universal human experiences, we erase these productive differences and cripple the potential for equitable collaboration.
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