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Year 7 & 8 TOC

Wow science

The Earth is full

Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that’s equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.


  1. What is the evidence that the world is reaching its economic growth capacity?
  2. How does growing affect the Earth and its resources? 
  3. What are the countries that you think are most susceptible to the challenges of rampant economic growth?
  4. How can we protect our resources? 

Image source: https://blog.google/products/earth/special-stories-from-15-years-of-google-earth/


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