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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 03:56 PM

5. And people react as if this is good news...

The US economy consumes resources and generates waste at a wildly unsustainable pace as it is (e.g. if we hope to limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius, we've already overshot our share of the global carbon budget by around 280 billion tonnes). More growth is a giant middle finger to the rest of the world - particularly the global south - and future generations everywhere.

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