Over the next quarter century, the rise of three billion more middle-class consumers will strain natural resources. The race is on to boost resource supplies, overhaul their management, and change the game with new technologies.”  

This new article in the January edition of the McKinsey Quarterly summarises the “Resource Revolution report” published in November 2011. The full report is essential reading for anyone interested in resources and sustainability.

For a more gloomy (and a more realistic – IMO) view on the world’s resource predicament, read investor guru Jeremy Grantham’s Quarterly Letter from July 2011

Has anyone done a thorough analysis of the McKinsey report yet?