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I value market-based pricing and corporations’ profit motive. Their resource extractive (fossil fuels, mining, etc.) endeavors should speed up as growth demands. Their government partners should push "top down" approaches to meet big challenges:  climate change and need for new infrastructure / cybersecurity and “brittle” infrastructure. As we run into resource / carrying capacity limits, we need ambitious  (fusion, geoengineering, space-based solar power, asteroid mining, etc), capital & energy intensive, high tech solutions.

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As such this page may be rather incomplete or still "under construction" for quite awhile!

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Fossil Fuel



Asteroid Mining

summary Wikipedia article: Energy Development

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More to Explore --Worldview Theme #51B: Big Business Pushes Limits 

Worldview Watch issue #7, posted 4/5/2010  Geoengineering, Economics, and Restraint
Developing a Managed Retreat Toolkit   (how to abandon communities due to rising water)
“Nature crisis: Humans 'threaten 1m species with extinction'” By Matt McGrath  (from BBC News   May 6 2019)
"Fusion power is attracting private-sector interest" (article from The Economist  May 4 2019)
“Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate” By Pallab Ghosh (article from BBC News, May 10 2019)  
"Geoengineering Global Cooling: 'Insane, Utterly Mad and Delusional'" by Jon Queally (Jan 16 2014 article posted on Common Dreams website)
"Geoengineering and Climate Change: Stopping a Scorcher" (review of two books from The Economist Nov 23 2013)
"Geoengineering: Testing the Waters" by Naomi Klein (from October 27 2012 The New York Times)
The Fate of the Species by Fred Guterl (excerpt from this 2012 book re: "climate armageddon" and human extinction)
"News Scan: nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan could harm ozone layer"  (June, 2008 news item)
Asteroid and Comet Impact Hazards (brief summary and answers to FAQ from NASA scientist)
"What If the Biggest Solar Storm on Record Happened Today?" by Richard A. Lovett (news item from National Geographic March 2011)
Earth Impact Effects Program (web based program for calculating effects of meteoroid impact)
The Lifeboat Foundation ("helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of...technologies"

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"As you shop in "The Reality Marketplace" avoid spending your "reality cash" too early,  before you have seen everything. " 
from Coming of Age in the Global Village,  by Stephen P. Cook,  with Donella H. Meadows