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What It Will Take

December 2020


“The immediate issue is environmental management. The price runs against our grain. … It includes a social ethic fur the environment; control of the world’s population; willingness to foreswear profits, pay greater taxes and higher prices, reduce the material standard of living, sacrifice certain creature comforts, revise social priorities, and raise sufficient public opinion against principal industrial offenders to compel change. …”

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