Economic Tidbits


“Patented in the early 1900s, the Haber-Bosch method used to covert hydrogen and nitrogen into ammonia rates as one of the most important discoveries in history. It’s estimated that without nitrogen fertilizer, the planet would only be able to support approximately half our present-day population of 7.9 billion.” Elizabeth Elkin, Samuel Gebre, and Matthew Boesler, The Fertilizer Shock Might Change Agriculture—for the Better, Bloomberg, April 12, 2022.

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