Ecological and Economic Reality by Chris Clugston

by Chris Clugston
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 23, 2011

The relationship between ecology and economics

NOT A WAR FOR OIL

Image by JFabra via Flickr

Our persistent global economic malaise is rooted in ecology. As a consequence of our ever-increasing exploitation since the inception of our industrial revolution, the vast majority of earth’s finite and non-replenishing nonrenewable natural resources (NNRs)—fossil fuels, metals, and non-metallic minerals—are becoming increasingly scarce globally.

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