MIT's disaster prediction 50 years ago comes true: Humanity will experience an economic and social collapse in 2040

MIT’s disaster prediction 50 years ago comes true: Humanity may experience an economic and social collapse in 2040


The study, published in the Yale Journal of Industrial Ecology, noted:

“The BAU2 and CT scenarios show that growth has stalled in about a decade from now. Both scenarios demonstrate that it is not possible for business to continue as usual, i.e. sustained growth. Even when paired with unprecedented technological development and adoption, LtG (Growth Limits) Normal work, modeled by the MIT book on his work, will inevitably lead to declines in industrial capital, agricultural production, and well-being this century.”


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