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Comment on On the cusp of collapse: complexity, energy, and the globalised economy by rich

Fascinating and terrifying analysis, all of which rings true. I am led to question why your site bears the subtitle, "Overcoming the risks of economic and environmental collapse". It would seem that collapse is inevitable and cannot be overcome. Deployment of non-fossil-fuel energy resources is futile (unless it can be done immediately while we still have a viable economy) because building the new energy infrastructure is in fact dependent on a fossil-fuel based economy. [...]