we do on any kind of scale, actually has planetary effects. What those effects will be long term is anyone's guess. But our voracious growth does remind me of bacteria in a petri dish, which multiply exponentially until they consume all their limited resources and - kaput -
The question for us is how resourceful we can be with our limited resources. Or if we could make an orders of magnitude jump to unlimited resources - as we have a basically unlimited energy source in the sun. Can we get that technology done?
If there were ever a time for a good old fashioned, "Let's go to the moon!" Kennedy moment, now would be it. Instead, we got Obamacare. And why is climate change so controversial? Isn't it obvious?
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