An energy intense economy that relies primarily on fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas that are derived from dinosaurs, plants and other prehistoric biota.
Industrialized agriculture exists within a dinosaur economy because it relies on petrol chemicals to produce herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers as well as lots of fuel to transport food hundreds or thousands of miles via planes trains and automobiles before it is consumed.
by glopezsez October 19, 2011

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