'Business as usual is dead': Global resource use smashes past 100 billion tonnes

Michael Holder
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Resource use appears to be rising rapidly
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Resource use appears to be rising rapidly

Only fraction of metals, minerals, fossil fuels, and biomass extracted each year is reused, tipping planet towards ecological disaster, report warns

The global economy is now consuming over 100 billion tonnes of materials each year, with rapidly increasing resource use tipping the planet towards an environmental and climate catastrophe, a worrying...

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