Quote/Stat of the Week

“The average per-person consumption rate in the first world of metal and oil and natural resources is 32 times that of the developing world. That means that one American is consuming like 32 Kenyans.The problem is not the number of Kenyans, the problem is when Kenyans or, more pressingly, big developing countries such as China, gain the ability to consume like Americans.” – Jared Diamond (in the FT).

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