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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking down the Sources of My Stuff

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Fred Pearce is environment consultant at New Scientist and a weekly columnist and investigative journalist for the Guardian. He has also written for Audubon, Popular Science, Time, the Boston Globe, andNatural History. His books include The Coming Population Crash, Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, With Speed and Violence, When the Rivers Run Dry, Keepers of the Spring, Turning Up the Heat,  and Deep Jungle. Pearce lives in England.

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A 2008 Indie Next Pick

In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production anddistribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It's a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world's more thansix billion inhabitants have on our planet--and of the working and living conditions of the people who produce most of these goods.

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ISBN:
9780807096703
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Subject:
Nature : General
Author:
PEARCE, FRED
Subject:
Science : Global Warming & Climate Change
Publication Date:
October 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Home and Garden » Sustainable Living » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
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In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production anddistribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It's a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world's more thansix billion inhabitants have on our planet--and of the working and living conditions of the people who produce most of these goods.

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