[FoRK] Malthusian machinations

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jun 11 13:37:58 PDT 2010


On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 02:58:43PM -0500, Jeff Bone wrote:

> It's not plentiful ON land, it's plentiful under it.  Presently that  
> implies petrochemical inputs to get at it.  As those become scarcer,  
> the economics of getting it out of the ground become difficult.
> 
> The described process should be significantly more efficient and  
> scalable across a wider range of assumptions and a much longer  
> timeframe.
> 
> As for the waste, we already know what to do w/ it.  Many folks just  
> don't like the answers. At some point, inevitably, those answers will  
> become a lot more attractive.
> 
> Necessity simplifies certain otherwise difficult choices.

By having to explain basics, even here, you admit we've failed.

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