Arithmetic, Population and Energy

Albert Bartlett 2002, 1994 1:05:35 albartlett.org

By providing a simple introduction to the concept of exponential growth and doubling over time, Professor Al Bartlett explains the impacts and consequences of exponential growth on a finite planet. Observations of this impossible growth are applied to fossil fuel consumption, population and economic growth–the unsustainable figures of which are most often quoted by ‘experts,’ politicians and the corporate media.

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