Dating industrial revolution
In it she raised important questions about humans’ impact on nature.
For the first time, the public and industry would begin to grasp the concept of sustainable production and development.
Steel begins to replace iron in building: steel framing and reinforced concrete make possible "curtain-wall" architecture--i.e., the skyscraper.
The Industrial Revolution marked a major turning point in Earth’s ecology and humans’ relationship with their environment.
It started in the mid-1700s in Great Britain when machinery began to replace manual labor.
It will happen, but it will take time, continued ingenuity and vast economic incentives to transform dependence on this fuel that fostered the growth and prosperity launched by the Industrial Revolution.
It also impacted the resources that had been taken for granted for the entire prior history of humankind.
There had always been more resources than the demand for them.
Languedoc Canal connects the Mediterranean with the Bay of Biscay.
240 miles long, with 100 locks, 3 major aqueducts, 1 tunnel, and a summit reservoir.
Hubbert predicted that fossil fuel production, in particular oil, would reach it s peak starting in 1970 and would go into steady decline against the rising energy demands of the population.