Just the undisciplined dash for energy sources can by itself obliterate wilderness. Eventually the sources will be gone -- the damsites, the fossil fuels, the places to isolate atomic waste if we ever find them -- so we will learn to use less energy, not more; to live within the earth's income instead of exploding and spilling our way through the capital the earth took thousands of millions of years to acquire.

 

DAVID R. BROWER

 

 

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