Impressive as the Smith Tower was – it was the major feature of the Seattle skyline when my dad and I went fishing on Elliott Bay – the destruction of sustainability was already well underway.
It was just becoming more evident on the waterfront. Then explain the dance between deforestation and rural power. Coast Guard Base is the Pacific Coast Forge Company, manufacturer of nuts and bolts. Coast Guard notified them to discontinue this practice.
There’s the lost levitation using sound as was done by Tibetan masters. “ a great game, but they have no “hands on” appreciation for the facts. Are we looking for further advancement and a higher standard of living?
Each of Nelson’s Royal Navy war ships at Trafalgar (1805) required 6,000 mature oaks for its construction.
In France, Colbert planted oak forests to supply the French navy in the future.
Which arose first: Human development into a hyper-industrialized resource gobbler OR money? Things do change and at my age memory ain’t what it…uh…where were we? (Continues below) Retrieved from: https://ourworldindata.org/world-population-growth/ What you’ll find is this little gem – which is ideal for this discussion: It may be a bit hard to see on a phone, but the blue areas are the human pop and the red line is the rolling Annual Growth Rate.
Sure, you can look at the sharp rise in the kneed of the curve there (around 1900) and figure well, global pop was sustainable at those levels. Remember, this was before electric lights (generally), before radio, before indoor plumbing most places, before public health, clean water, antibiotics, and not much in the way of cars, no gas stations to speak of, lots of horse poop, and…well sustainable but at what would be sustainable.” No.