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We will make a distinction. If all of us recycled our Sunday papers, lets retailer over 500,000 timber per week! plenty of how you can retailer our planet.
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As an ecologist, my question is always: with what resources? 01-percenter could spend billions of dollars to create a tropical biosphere in Northern Greenland, live a life in it that was utterly inappropriate for the local environment. But how long would it last, especially once fuel gets expensive and the repairs get increasingly complex? The Biosphere II experiment taught us how little we really know about building such things, even in comparatively friendly places like the Arizona desert. So many people don’t really understand that technology has environmental limits, that it frees us only temporarily and at a cost.
But who cares, right? We’re talking about the future in this book, not the past. That’s right: we’re talking about the next 400,000 years. The last half of this book is deep into the Future of Many Zeroes. It’s hard to think about those big gulfs of time, but it’s worthwhile. I know. A few years ago I wrote a mediocre and self-published time travel novel set partially in the Paleocene some 55,000,000 years ago. As I plotted that thing, I spent a lot of time contemplating big numbers with many zeroes.
Of course they have degrees, experience, resumes, publications, and expert advice, but the hard truth is that landscapes are massively, perhaps infinitely, more complex than simple tesserae or even the most artistic mosaics. Everyone’s an amateur at breaking them, and I’m not being very pessimistic when I point out that successes in deliberately breaking a landscape and remaking it as a mosaic happen as much by accident as by design. I could expand on the examples almost endlessly, but hopefully you get the point.