• Life has been on planet Earth for about 2300 million years, according to the theory of evolution. • Archaeologists estimate that modern humans have been on the Earth for about 200,000 years. • 70,000 years ago, humans migrated out of Africa and began colonizing the entire planet. • They spread to Eurasia and Oceania 40,000 years ago, and reached the Americas 14,500 years ago. • The Earth is a closed bio-system where nothing comes in and nothing goes out. • Human beings have been consuming the planet's resources since they first started to evolve. • How long will it take humankind to completely consume all of the Earth’s resources?
With the global availability of information, the answers are right in front of us, and they’re frightening. Backed up by countless volumes of statistical data, Jason Brent has uncovered mankind’s dirty little secret – we’re consuming our environment and our natural resources far faster than we can replenish them.
Jason Brent offers a chilling view of what we are doing to ourselves without thinking of the consequences; plus a series of practical, if not terrifying, ways to stem the oncoming demise of humankind and life as we know it.