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As even today the world economy is heavily addicted (as said in 2006 by G.W. Bush, President of the USA, in his State of the Union) to the use of many finite resources. All of these finite resources run in increasing high speed out of supply by both the world population growth and the world prosperity growth. Many finite resources can be replaced by replaceables, but if the replacement resource also is finite it only buys some extra time and result also in running out of the replacement resource. Therefore of course it's better as soon as possible to replace finite resources by renewable resources. The reason why direct massive transition to renewable resources just is started is that economy (and no other facet) is the main drive behind finite resources replacement by renewable resources. The transition process away from finite to renewable will only be started as the finite resources reach that price levels that renewable resources will become cheaper.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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