Can a civilisation with our current technology become a Kardashev-2 level society? (science video)

Kardashev-2 Civilisations are a hypothetical society that can encompass entire stars, tapping billions of times more energy than Earth currently uses (often by constructing megastructures like Dyson Spheres/Swarms).

But could a civilisation with Earth’s present technology level also become a Kardashev-2 if we really pushed the boat out?

Well, Isaac Arthur has the answer to that one, and it might just be – spoilers ahead – yes!

Can a civilisation with our current technology become a Kardashev-2 level society? (science video)
Can a civilisation with our current technology become a Kardashev-2 level society? (science video)

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