Life as we know it will come to a screeching halt within 200 years unless humans reduce their consumption, suggests a new research report. “If the current trends continue, there is a very realistic possibility that we will run out of resources,” explains Yogendra Shastri, the study’s lead author and a research engineer at the Vishwamitra Research Institute in Westmont, Ill. “There just won’t be enough food to eat.”

To study whether sustainability is even feasible, Shastri and colleagues first...


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