This is a finite planet with finite resources! Hello! There are limits!
Fire came first, then the stone age (obsidian), then the copper/bronze age and then the iron age then the energy age from 1850 on…….
From 1850 on the main source of energy is fossil fuel. Renewable WOOD was the source of energy before!
This is the industrial age. Resource depletion really started here.
Resource depletion accelerates as technology improves. Example:OIL!
The planet is Easter Island writ large! All “civilizations” are Easter Island.
The main source of wealth is the exploitation of non-renewable, finite, resources now. Sustainable resources are a minor part of wealth creation.
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