There are a bevy of news articles beginning to appear, all centered on one of the central themes of the Crash Course – scarcity.
Below we see three examples. While there are more than a few who use the term “Malthusian” as though it were in irrefutable intellectual negation of an argument, more and more nation states and wealthy individuals are acting as if resource scarcity were a very real condition.
I truly believe that as net energy declines, the impact on resources, especially those requiring a lot of energy to extract and refine, will be multiplied.
I will be writing more on this at a later date. Here are the articles.