Deconsumption versus dematerialization

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February 16, 2011
Reason
by Ronald Bailey  
Posted in Commentary

"How far might dematerialization go? In earlier work, Ausubel and Waggoner calculated that if the average productivity of the world’s farmers were raised to the current level of productivity of a corn farmer in Iowa, a world of 10 billion people could be fed an American diet on about half the farmland being used now." (02/15/11)

http://reason.com/archives/2011/02/15/deconsumption-versus-demateria  

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