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February 10, 2017

refugees [5/7]

we caused then, by using our iPhones:

In “The Race for What’s Left,” he continues his exploration of the high stakes at play when the demand for resources is bottomless. Powerful nations are on collision courses marked by differing claims of ownership; economically weak countries have little chance of prevailing in contests of greed over need. In addition to those conflicts are the disasters that climate change will foist on large swaths of people, causing millions to become refugees.

The case Klare makes is dire but simple: There are no longer any essential resources for economic expansion or survival that are abundant, accessible and safe to obtain. 

from Louise Rubacky's review of Michael T. Klare's The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources