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Clark

There can’t be a shortage of coal to extract; from memory, the known reserves far outstrip oil and gas combined – like, centuries’ worth. India must have a shortage of available coal. The trouble is, if it gets burned, our world will undoubtedly cook.

Fracking always struck me as scraping the bottom of a barrel. When you have to fracture the very ground beneath your feet to squeeze some more gas out, you must be getting desperate.

Yes, “economic growth” (whatever that is) has reached its limits, at least in its current form – the following all link each other:

Sustainable Means Bunkty to Me

Can Economic Growth Last?

Galactic-Scale Energy