The Infinite Resource

The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet

Ranked #84 in Singularity

The most valuable resource on earth is not oil, gold, water, or land. Instead, our capacity for expanding human knowledge is our greatest resource, and the key to overcoming the very real and enormous environmental challenges we face. Throughout human history we have learned to overcome scarcity and adversity through the application of innovation - the only resource that is expanded, not depleted, the more we use it. The century ahead is a race between our damaging overconsumption and our growing understanding of ways to capture and utilize abundant natural resources with less impact on the... more

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