Is Infinite Economic Growth on a Finite Planet Possible?

Investopedia | Dec 2, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  • The last couple of hundred years have seen an incredible rise in the world’s average standard of living.
  • The massive increases in the consumption of the Earth’s resources and the environmental impact of industrial activity have led many to conclude that economic growth is unsustainable.
  • Even with greater resource efficiency, the finite limits of the Earth’s natural resources require a greater separation of economic growth and physical growth.