11 - 02:20 Agriculture

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Agriculture Demand for land increases over human history, but there’s a limited supply Nomadic hunter-gatherers     : deal with local scarcity by moving, little capital  accumulation Interglacial period     : warm enough for agriculture to sustain population growth in  one place Population growth = increased demand for land = agriculture replace forest  (deforestation) Change planet’s surface (especially in dense population areas) Best use of resource: agricultural land>forest CT used to be farmland, but glacial rocks made soil suck 19 th  century CT no longer profitable as farms bc of eerie canal to Midwest: nature  took over again How land use causes climate change: Carbon stored in forest gets released into  atmosphere Population to reach 9B in 2060: agricultural expansion will stabilize deforestation market done Using agricultural land to solve energy problems:
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