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It's not the fact that we're running out of resources that's going to do us in - it's the economic collapse that'll happen on the way to that point. How Resource Limits Lead to Financial Collapse argues that it's the cost of resources as their availability wanes, rather than the waning itself, that's going to end our current way of life.
"The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity." The article New era of food scarcity echoes collapsed civilizations compares the situation before the collapse of earlier civilizations with the current situation, and finds a lot of similarities. Can our collapse be far behind?
And another country shows the benefits of local food production. The title says it all: In 1999, 35 million small family plots produced 90% of Russia's potatoes, 77% of vegetables, 87% of fruits, 59% of meat, 49% of milk — way to go, people!
The April 2013 edition of the Transition US Newsletter
can be found
For the present, the Hub meetings are being replaced on the second Thursday of each month by a Transition Movie Night, hosted by Tom Davis. Come as early as 6:30 (BYO...); the movie starts at 7:00. For location and details, e-mail tmd@Tom-Davis.org.
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This site was last updated on May 17, 2013.