While this is definitely a problem we are facing right now, it won’t be in the very near future. There are dozens of companies and other organizations working on mining asteroids and nearby planets/moons. Sure, it may be a decade or two away, but it should give us hope that we can soon stop mining Earth and use radical green technology to restore it.

If e truly care about the Earth, we will work harder to finance the acceleration of mining other areas of the solar system. It’s not SciFi anymore. We have no excuse to not pursue it with everything we can give it.

Ponder this, though: When resources are no longer scarce, how will it affect the economy?

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