Los Angeles Valley College Economics Out of the Ashes by Lewis Dartnell Essay
Read the essay “Out of the Ashes”by Lewis Dartnell from the July 2015 issue of Aeon Magazine.The essay imagines a world without easily accessible fossil fuels and describes what human civilization would look like if that were the case. Many of the technologies we now take for granted wouldhave never been developedwithout fossil fuels. On the other hand, extracting and burning fossilfuels createsmany environmental problems. Based on your own life experiences, would you prefer to live in the alternate reality that Dartnell describes? Write a 1,000–wordresponse giving your opinion. There is no right or wrong answer, just try to convince me one way or the other.