Is this because of the strong showing of Kerry, who is enviromentally friendly?
It will be interesting to see, based on who a company thinks will win the election, what companies are selling off thier enviromentally questionable branches and which will be buying and expanding.
There is a lot riding on this election for the enviroment, and those whole either support it for destroy it.
This is something I have wondered for a while. As there is no such thing as a perpetual motion device in physics, economics or anywhere else, how long can closed systems run?
If the world was completely cut off from raw resources and was force to only work off of recycling thing, due to the fact that there is always some sort of loss, how long could civilization stand? Mind you the earth is one huge recycling system, but we are exceeding it's limits and there could very well be a catastropic failure in the future.
Economies are built on the practice of taking cheap raw materials and then producing more expensive manufactures good and creating a profit. As raw material become scarcer and scarcer, with a new ecomony need to be forged some how?