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Nov 7, 2016

Unless It Changes, Capitalism Will Starve Humanity By 2050

Posted by in categories: business, climatology, existential risks, food, habitats, sustainability

The wealth gap worries Forbes, not your usual wide-eyed socialist.


How do we expect to feed that many people while we exhaust the resources that remain?

Human activities are behind the extinction crisis. Commercial agriculture, timber extraction, and infrastructure development are causing habitat loss and our reliance on fossil fuels is a major contributor to climate change.

Public corporations are responding to consumer demand and pressure from Wall Street. Professors Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg published Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations last fall, arguing that businesses are locked in a cycle of exploiting the world’s resources in ever more creative ways.

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  • stan on January 1, 2017 8:15 am

    i believe that this satement is a little off course.. capitalism isthe only system allowing every man to achieve his desires.. this must bother some people„, we have had obummer trying to destroy us for eight years… and if you follow the path he was on what you say may happen… only problem is the under other systems including the horror called socialism … the production by the indivual does not meet the amount need to survive.. no one works hard just to get the same as lazy boy down the street that does not work at all.. and then you have what happened in vensuala.. people rioting in the streets for food.. and then you get communism because there is no where else to go…do not blame capitalism for any short falls it is everybodys place to watch out and report miss use of nature.. our country works best as it is .. we can do more with desire than we can with slavery.. whitch is what communism is … if that is where we are going to please these people then i would just as so we end in 2050.. so the people of my heart never have to be subjected to that form of government… ——— commercial agriculture is the same everywhere it is not the average people doing harm it is the greed people who have bought government out to do as they wished …we have a president now who will work to correct that …it will improve.…timber extraction … the timber companys follow nature to preserve our forrest but the nay sayers don’t point that out dothey..they make sure the forest countiue to grow in our country … your tree jproblem is in the rain forrest areas ll of which are not under capitalism clearcutting to grow crops but the soil is to poor to grow more than a couple of seasons… you want to help sendtrees for replanting nd seeds of rainforest plants don’t blame cpitalism because weare not there…but we do send aid to try to fix the problem something that obummer has slowed down because it did not benifit his agenda. china is the major polluter and they are definatly not capitalist… major back-up on the capitalist statement there.. infastructure under capitalism we try to not hurt nature and do what we can to aleviate problems but they are no sever enough to cause such panich … nature is stronger than peole want to give it credit for just look at the polar bears..now 30,000 strong.. no the statement at the to blaming capitalism for everthing they fear is not only illogical it is down right stupid.. i could continue with birth rates and islamic birth rates and other thing but i doubt anyone is listening