Q.3 (ii) :- How have technical and economic development led to more consumption of resources?
Technical and economic development have led to more consumption of resources on account of various factors such as:
1. Technological development provides sophisticated equipments. As a result, production increases ultimately leading to consumption of more resources.
2. Technological development also leads to economic development. When the economic condition of a country rises, the needs of people also rise. It againresults into more consumption of resources.
3. Economic development provides favourable environment for the development of latest technologies. It helps to make or convert various materials found around us into resources. Finally, it results into the consumption of new available resources too.