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General News    H3'ed 3/25/19

Scientists Warn the UN of Capitalism's Imminent Demise

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 A new report commissioned by  scientists appointed by the UN Sec'y-General says  we’re transitioning rapidly to a radically different global economy, due to our increasingly unsustainable exploitation of the planet’s environmental resources. Climate change and species extinctions are accelerating even as societies are experiencing rising inequality unemployment slow economic growth rising debt levels , and impotent governments. Contrary to the way policymakers usually think about these problems, the new report says  that these are not really separate crises at all. these crises are part of the same fundamental transition to a new era characterized by inefficient fossil fuel production and the escalating costs of climate change. Conventional capitalist economic thinking can no longer explain, predict, or solve the workings of the global economy in this new age, the paper says.'

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How sad that homo sapiens did this to our wonderful planet.

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and this, inspire of this fact: 'Coal is on the way out' / Study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind

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