21st century cage match: cleantech bulls vs. climate bears
Techno-optimists believe innovation can push through any limit — when one thing gets scarce, we’ll replace it with something else. Eco-pessimists point to the unforgiving math of a growing economy (and population) in a finite world: you can’t innovate around the laws of nature.
We’ve all got a stake in this fight. Cleantech advocate Tom Rand asks: who’s your favourite: bulls or bears?
Go to the National Observer for the story.