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The Earth's Battery Is Running Low


Science & Tech  (tags: science, laws of thermodynamics, resource depletion, environmental degradation )

Judy
- 1414 days ago - thetyee.ca
We've drained our planet's stored energy, scientists say, with no rechargeable plug in sight.



   

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Roger G (148)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 2:14 pm
noted, thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 3:10 pm
Our love will recharge it :)
 

Animae C (509)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:23 pm
Is why we now look at the energy surrounding the planet!
 

JL A (281)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:44 pm
Great metaphor--thanks for making sure we didn't miss out on it Judy!
 

Sayenne H (92)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 4:50 am
Thank you for sharing
 

Betty K (304)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 11:24 am
Such an idea.
 

Anne F (17)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 3:21 pm
Interesting metaphor...
"Society partly drains the battery by converting forests and grasslands into agricultural fields. It diminishes the battery further by burning fossil fuels to plow fields and build cities."
It is true that today's business as usual is leading to extreme exploitation. We can and should transition to low-carbon economy.
Remember the beautiful art of the European renaissance, the superb architecture of Persia, and many many generations lived without using petroleum products.
 

Bob P (394)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 9:32 am
Thanks Judy
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Thursday August 13, 2015, 9:08 pm
noted
 

Judy C (91)
Friday August 14, 2015, 12:22 am
We have been using up all the planet's stored-up hydrocarbons as fast as we can. This has to have adverse consequences that we can't even fully understand.
 
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