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3. Higher food prices, in turn, would also induce a more intensive use of labor on the better land (the intensive margin). This model indicates how increasing population drives people to farm in previously undisturbed areas and how higher food prices lead to the intensification and, in modern agriculture, to the greater use of fertilizers and pesticides on prime agricultural lands. This model also gives us insights into how fluctuations in food prices can result in the periodic entry and exit of farmers on the extensive margin and in shifts in farming practices on the intensive margin.
5 Toward Sustainability We must shift rapidly to a form of production that is less throughputintensive. , carbon dioxide emissions) are internalized. But this approach, although necessary, will be insufficient (Goodland 1995) because of the inescapable laws of thermodynamics, which state that all material growth consumes resources and produces wastes—even Brundtland’s unspecified new type of growth. First, to the extent we have reached the ecosystem’s regenerative and assimilative capacity limits, throughput growth exceeding such limits will not herald sustainability.