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Natural Resources...Plenty or Running Out?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Pistol, May 20, 2002.

  1. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,363 Likes Received: 299
    This was being mentioned in the "Having kids" thread. Thought it was taking that one off course and there is enough to discuss about it to be able to start a new thread.
  2. uncle-boy

    uncle-boy Guest

    dis buggah get planny.
  3. dai

    dai Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 30, 2001 Messages: 1,052 Likes Received: 0
    well in our lifetimes, i dont think we have much to worry about, other than the constant threat of terrorism.
  4. blame

    blame Junior Member

    Joined: Dec 2, 2001 Messages: 205 Likes Received: 0
    yeah sometimes i will let the water run and burn tyres just to use up the worlds resources:rolleyes:
  5. Gnes 37

    Gnes 37 Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 7,071 Likes Received: 2
    its the greed of certain resources that prevents us from opening new resources which is better than the last. this prevent us from envolving example the oil industry i can name many fuels far safer and plentifull to preplace dead animals but no the big cats in the oil industry have ties to the goverment which will prevent anything of the like to happen

  6. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

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    I think the world will have most of the natural resources to be able to sustain life for a long time. As far as food goes alot of countries including the US throw out alot of food all the time. Sure there are alot of strving countries out there. Yes, the environment plays a major factor in the famine. But alot of it has to do with politics and the leaders of the country. Many don't worry about feeding the people or stuff like that. One recent example is that of the Taliban. They didn't give 2 shits about all the people starving out there. They did nothing to improve what little schooling they had that might have helped them in the future with building dams planting crops etc.
  7. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

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    if people keep getting pissy at the middle east, oil is gunna get scarce
  8. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
    not really

    the worlds energy markets are being opened up
    the middle east only produces 13% of the world's oil.

    fuck oil..fuck the u.s. and its greed

    fuck exxon mobil fuck dubya
  9. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    theres always ALASKA...:rolleyes:
  10. 23578

    23578 Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 2,521 Likes Received: 0
    yeah, they're obviously not getting bigger. i think the biggest natural resource that i worry about is our vegetation, and how much plastic and metal, glass, ceramics, cement, nuclear radiation etc. are choking it out and altering their evolution. water, yeah it's important too, then oil. we're pretty well along to fucked, it's soooo complicated, i for 1 cannot put my arms around the whole thing. it'll probably not stop me from having kids if i meet a cool enough chick, and she wants to:).
  11. Are2

    Are2 Guest

    nonrenewable natural resources=depleted
  12. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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  13. Xeroshoes

    Xeroshoes Senior Member

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    Well oil industry or no, hydrogen power is in development (which is a potentially limitless fuel source, as well as no more expensive than fossil fuels, i believe) and the oil industry can only exist as long as oil is in supply, which may not be very long. Already in Iceland they are implementing or will soon implement hydrogen powered buses, and they are planning on integrating hydrogen power into their society.

    But eventually, barring the extinction of the human race, people will have to colonize other parts of the solar system (such as the Moon, Mars, or Ganymede) because, of course, the earth can only hold so many people. It makes me sad I won't be alive then, although if I were I would probably take it for granted.
  14. -MOE LESTER-

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    its sad how wastefull americans are....my grandma lived through world war II in japan, when she and her generation had to learn how to live off meager resources, she puts EVERYTHING to good use, if only she could school these wasteful americans and shit.....fuck the world
  15. 23578

    23578 Elite Member

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    ahh, the japanese are succumbing to sloth and disease now too, it's a world wide epidemic, there aren't many that aren't affected anymore.