The Guardian – Every day we hear more and more about scarcity. We hear how the expected demands of an increasing global population will increase conflict over scarce resources. We hear that delivering against the growth plans of global companies and the expectations of a growing middle class will put pressure on supplies of food, water and the rare metals present in the goods we have grown to depend upon.
We are fixated on the scarcity of valuable resources. In the coming decades, we are told, we will need to compete ever harder for smaller and smaller quantities of materials that we once treated as effectively limitless …. >>continue<<
Source and Photo: The Guardian, August 17th, 2012
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