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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-18-06 08:30 PM
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9. Problem is that sustainable technology is not given the priority...
it needs.

You're right, unregulated free-market capitalism does not include the costs to the common environment.

See: Tragedy of the commons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tragedy_of_the_commons
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  -Well, that was a depressing NOVA on PBS.... Junkdrawer  Apr-18-06 08:13 PM   #0 
  - Read Vanity Fair articles about environment...  madame defarge   Apr-18-06 08:14 PM   #1 
  - but but but  90-percent   Apr-18-06 08:15 PM   #2 
  - Why not have the Dept of Ecological Restoration?  SYNERCHOSIS   Apr-18-06 08:21 PM   #6 
  - Easy, the quick fix is to increase particulate emmissions.  hootinholler   Apr-18-06 09:44 PM   #12 
     - Nuclear and Photo-Voltaic energy  BrightKnight   Apr-18-06 10:35 PM   #14 
  - BTW: Here's the Program link...  Junkdrawer   Apr-18-06 08:17 PM   #3 
  - Well, I heard on CBC a few weeks ago.....  CanuckAmok   Apr-18-06 08:20 PM   #4 
  - Our entire way of life is disastrous for the planet.  joemurphy   Apr-18-06 08:21 PM   #5 
  - Problem is that sustainable technology is not given the priority...  Junkdrawer   Apr-18-06 08:30 PM   #9 
  - The really depressing part  Catbird   Apr-18-06 08:26 PM   #7 
  - Thanks for the info...I couldn't watch...too depressed...about it...but  KoKo01   Apr-18-06 08:30 PM   #8 
  - Damn, I missed it.  nonconformist   Apr-18-06 08:32 PM   #10 
  - Schedule at the NOVA web site  bananas   Apr-18-06 10:31 PM   #13 
     - Thanks, I set the DVR for the next showing. nt  nonconformist   Apr-18-06 11:07 PM   #16 
  - Mother Nature has been taking it in the eye for a some time now  StephenB48   Apr-18-06 09:06 PM   #11 
  - Gore might actually try to do something- he needs to run.  herbster   Apr-18-06 10:52 PM   #15 
 

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