Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Save the Planet - Will Rising Incomes Help the Environment or Endanger the Planet?

The nation’s affluence and advanced technology for the planet were featured in a famous equation  equation: I=PAT, which means that environmental impact is equal to population multiplied by affluence multiplied by technology developed by the ecologist Paul Ehrlich and the physicist John P. Holdren, who is now President Obama’s science adviser. Protecting the planet seemed to require fewer people, less wealth and simpler technology…   In my point of view, the  solution: to eliminate  irrational advanced technology, which seem so obviously bad for the planet…  

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