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More of everything: increasing consumption means slower renewable revolution

This article was originally published on Eyes on Environment, part of Nature’s Scitable Network, which hosts dozens of scientists and writers covering the latest research across many disciplines. ———— Renewable energy production is truly starting to take off.  Excluding hydropower, renewable sources are growing … Continue reading

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Repeating the history of economic expansion in the Great Plains

“We speak of farmers and plows on the plains and the damage they did [to the Great Plains], but the language is inadequate. What brought them to the region was a social system, a set of values, an economic order.” … Continue reading

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