Marvel villain Thanos wiped out half the universe's population to create paradise. But as the Avengers find out in Endgame, solving resource scarcity is not that simple.
The global population is climbing faster and faster. What will this mean for future generations?
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A few centuries ago, there were just a few widely used materials: wood, brick, iron, copper, gold and silver. Today’s material…