When too much energy is never enough

Do we really need new super fuels to hyper-activate an already over-activated planet?

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So are there alternatives?

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But the philosophical argument runs much deeper, and it is this: in the longer term the world doesn’t need more energy to have a relatively equitable and comfortable standard of living for all.

In fact, many believe the opposite is true, especially given the planet’s rapidly diminishing resource base.

For the first time in history we really do have the ability to act locally and think globally.

Furthermore, many scientists and a few radical economists are now making the broader causal link between global warming, the increasing scarcity of resources and growth economics.

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Author, journalist and mentor. I call myself a deep green conservative.

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