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How Much is Enough?: The Consumer Society and the Future of the Earth (Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series)

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Consuming goods and services has become a central goal of life in industrial lands the world over. In this book, Alan Durning of the Worldwatch Institute explores the roots of the consumer society, exposes the toll that our appetites have taken on the earth's natural systems, and suggests that there are other paths to fulfillment.

Synopsis:

An account of the detrimental effects of consumption and consumer behaviour on the world's natural environment.

Synopsis:

It discusses the use of resources, pollution, and the distortions created in the economies of both wealthy industrialized nations and Third World countries.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-154) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393308914
Author:
Durning, Alan
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Consumer behavior
Subject:
Effect of human beings on
Subject:
Consumption (Economics) -- Forecasting.
Subject:
Consumption
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Subject:
Consumer behavior -- Forecasting.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19920831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.5 in 0.385 lb

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