Infinite growth in a finite world: risk or certainty? (John Thackara)

2012 PopTech talk by social critic¬†John Thackara, where he¬†argues that the current human paradigm of endless growth is obviously unsustainable, so we should consider the brilliance of the Brazilian Jequitiba tree, which soaks up four tons of water a day. “I am a proper tree hugger, as well as a lichen hugger.”

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