Master Resource: Minerals as Manufacturing: The Case of Oil and Gas

“If resources are not fixed but created, then the nature of the scarcity problem changes dramatically. For the technological means involved in the use of resources determines their creation and therefore the extent of their scarcity. The nature of the scarcity is not outside the process (that is natural), but a condition of it.”

–  Tom DeGregori (1987). “Resources Are Not; They Become: An…

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