Spot on Joe, this is very much where the Asyntopia paradigm is coming from too, based on the Asynsis principle-Constructal law (how Form Follows Flow in society as in nature; how analogical geometries allow optimal energy and resource behaviours).
More here and as I’ve shared on TED — we have a law of nature on our side: to best preserve our civilisation within a viable biosphere, we need to better map nature’s complex dynamical systems:

Architect+Designer, Complexity geometer, Sustainability advocate, TEDx speaker, Asynsis principle: More for Less, Form follows Flow

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