If you can stop all invovation and sustain humanity then yes, all resources will eventually run out!
If you want to be armed with lots of data and clear thinking on the environmental issues of our age - you should read this book.
The book is technical but Simon does a terrific job of presenting information in an understandable manner.
Hold on to your seat. This book changes your view of the world. For ever. For the better.
There are simply not enough words to praise this epic work by Julian Simon aka the... Read more
What a joy to read! Dr. Simon's work is a much needed viewpoint in today's world. I recommend this book to anyone who wants a non-biased look at the state of our world's... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dave
A persistent error that the author makes in using his many graphs and figures is to extrapolate mindlessly past trends into the distant future. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dr. Lionel
Julian Simon has always put the hype and hyperbole of our world in perspective and this book is 700+ pages of crisp, accurate data shooting holes in most of the verbal balloons... Read morePublished 19 months ago by E. Cresswell
"The Ultimate Resource" and its updated version "The Ultimate Resource 2" are the magnum opuses of one of the greatest thinkers of our age, whose untimely death in 1998 cut short... Read morePublished on February 13, 2013 by Doug Erlandson
The Ultimate Resource 2 is an optimistic review of people's ability to come up with solutions to most of the world's problems. Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by E. J.
This book offers all sorts of information/references that support the different arguments about the scarcity of energy and natural resources. Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by Thomas Nelson
Simon's bedrock premise was that resources aren't truly finite because you can do fuzzy fractal math and never quite subdivide them to a zero quantity. Read morePublished on November 21, 2010 by AJ CA
This book is by the late Julian Simon, a rogue economist famous for his thesis that what environmentalists term "Doomsday" is never going to come. Read morePublished on July 28, 2009 by Caraculiambro