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The delusion of infinite economic growth

9 mins | Jun 27, 2021
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Can we ever build truly sustainable tech? The world is slowly waking up to the profound challenges of climate change. But even “sustainable” technologies such as electric vehicles and wind turbines face unbreachable physical limits and exact grave environmental costs. Climate physicists Chirag Dhara and Vandana Singh examine whether the conflict between a socio-economic system, founded on the quest for endless growth and the resulting environmental destruction, can ever be resolved.
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