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Title: Why non-renewables are still in abundance while renewables are not
Authors: Lloyd, Philip JD 
Keywords: Renewable resources;Non-renewables;Oil production;Consumption
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Journal: The Conversation 
Abstract: The problem the world faces is that many of the resources that are truly threatened are the renewable ones, not, as so often assumed, the non-renewables. Many of the earth’s renewable resources are being insanely over-exploited, and humanity seems incapable of agreeing on rules for their protection. Fish, large mammals, fresh water, timber, clean air – the list is endless. In contrast, many non-renewable reserves have become so plentiful that their prices are presently at historic lows. The question is: how has it come about that our non-renewable reserves are seemingly inexhaustible?
Description: Technical Report
URI: https://theconversation.com/why-non-renewables-are-still-in-abundance-while-renewables-are-not-58814
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