November 14th, 2012 by Chris Milton
Seriously. This is the best environment infographic ever.
Politicians and oil companies might waste time debating whether or not we’ve reached peak oil. What they ignore is that we run out completely in under 40 years’ time, by which time a third of the planet’s biodiversity will be lost.
In the meantime, tantalum, that great mainstay of mobile telecoms, will last only a few years more and run out just in time to celebrate the planet breaking the 2oC barrier in 2060.
There’s so much more words could say, but this, the best environment infographic I’ve ever seen, says is so much better.
Read it, and weep.
Infographic Details: The infographic was commissioned by the BBC from Piero Zagami. Click on the diagram above for a larger version.
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