Category Archives: Malthusian

Is Our Current Lifestyle Unsustainable?

Human population is estimated to increase from 6 to 9 billion by 2050, but humans already use over half of accessible runoff and about 40% of plant growth for the energy stored in plants by photosynthesis [1]. We have created … Continue reading

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How Much Oil in Alaska?

*Note: my spring semester is over, so I will be publishing at a much greater frequency. My goal is to dispel the falsehoods spread by talk show hosts and politicians. Last night an acquaintance said he had heard from several … Continue reading

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