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Budget Deficits… With the Environment


Yes. We post-industrial humans have figured out how to take money from the future. A little less known is how we’re able to actually run an environmental deficit. The basic concept is simple – we use natural resources faster than they can be produced. In a given year, things replenish at a certain rate. At the current rate of consumption, we actually use up an annual amount of resources in about ten months. See the site linked below for me.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6033407.stm

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