Scientific journal NRU ITMO
Series "Economics and Environmental Management"
Registration certificate ЭЛ № ФС 77 – 55411 от 17.09.2013
registered by the Federal Inspectorate Service for Communication, Information Technologies and Communication Media

2014 (published: 15.09.2014)

Number 3(18)

Home > Issue > Scientific and technological progress: demographic determinism, resources and ecology

UDC 101.1: 504

Scientific and technological progress: demographic determinism, resources and ecology

Shestakova I.G.

Advances in science, technology and modern development of Infocommunication give us temptation no longer take care of our home - planet earth: about its ecology, the resource base necessary to mankind, as we have before us the whole universe with resources. In this article, the author, based on the ideas of modern physics, points out some of the physical limits of the progress of science and technology towards the conquest of the universe. Particular attention is drawn to the possibility of infinite energy production and consumption. Considering these issues, the author comes to the conclusion that mankind in its development occurs with the framework that cannot be overcome, as they are the fundamental laws of nature. This understanding gives us a picture of the world in which we have only one house - the planet Earth, and it should be comprehended by everyone.
Read the full article 

Keywords: ecology, scientific and technological progress, limits of development, ICT, infocommunication, resources, the fundamental laws of nature.

Editorial address:
191002, St. Petersburg, street. Lomonosova 9, office. 2132

Information 2007-2024, All rights reserved
Department of Internet Solutions NRU ITMO © 2013