January 28, 2013

How Fossil Fuels Saved Nature

Indur Goklany, MasterResource


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The collective demand for land to meet humanity’s demands for food, fuel, and oth­er products of living nature is—and always has been—the single most important threat to ecosystems and biodiversity. Yet fossil-fuel-dependent technologies have kept that de­mand for land in check. . .

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