Comment: Read it already.

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Read it already.

and I've read tons more like it. Making blanket statements based on one hypothetical scenario won't change anything.

What will make this awareness come about? Do you really have that little faith in the people? Don't you think that if there was a global list that was publicly available which showed the ranked resources in most dire straights for getting depleted that people would rally for the users of said resource to switch to alternatives?

Let's say it becomes trusted for its accuracy and then mentions that Helium has around 15 years supply left. What would the popular mindset be toward wasting it on party balloons? See what I mean?