Ecological and Economic Reality by Chris Clugston

by Chris Clugston
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 23, 2011

The relationship between ecology and economics

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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