Do you remember “peak oil”? I don’t either.
Matt Ridley is a tonic for the soul. One of the few voices of optimism around.
” The quantity of all resources consumed per person in Britain (domestic extraction of biomass, metals, minerals and fossil fuels, plus imports minus exports) fell by a third between 2000 and 2017, from 13.7 tons to 9.4 tons. That’s a faster decline than the increase in the number of people, so it means fewer resources consumed overall.”
I cannot tell whether this article is high quality piffle or whether the author is onto something. Yu decide