Author Topic: The 'stuff' that humans have made is far more than you can imagine  (Read 894 times)

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Offline buster

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A new report has calculated the total mass of all the technology humans have produced, everything from buildings to cars and computers, and found it is an astounding 30 trillion tons. That is more than the total amount of living matter on Earth. It shows the sheer magnitude of the human impact on our planet, which is still growing.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/a-planet-s-worth-of-human-made-things-has-been-weighed-1.3878760

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Offline Jason Wallwork

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Re: The 'stuff' that humans have made is far more than you can imagine
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2016, 01:50:53 am »
Interesting article. Thanks.
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