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World Debate: Resources Part 1

Is scarcity of natural resources a serious challenge for developing and advanced economies? How great is the risk that scarcity might lead to conflict, both within and between nations? Might a scramble for resources lead to a retreat from globalisation and to greater protectionism?

Who are best placed to deal with the challenges of scarcity - politicians, business leaders or consumers?

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