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Business, Climate, Community, Practical Science

Arithmetic, Population, and Energy

This talk by Dr. Al Bartlett is both a lesson in simple consequences of growth rates, and a discussion of historic consumption of resources such as petroleum, coal, and space.  It’s an hour and a quarter, but it kept me riveted.  It is clear that humankind’s situation is far worse than we’ve been led to believe by the media and politicians, and that we are in for major corrections which we either choose ourselves, or let Nature choose for us.

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