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The consumption of energy is the most crucial , and it illumines the wider picture . Poor people whose only source of energy is firewood obviously use far fewer resources and have a much smaller environmental impact than those who can ...
That there can be a measure of constraint , a brake on profligate consumption , was demonstrated in the mid - 1970s , which many in the West remember as the period of the energy crisis . From an environmental perspective , it would have ...
Reducing per capita energy and resource consumption in countries where it is high is absolutely essential , and it must begin now . There has been some reduction in per capita consumption of commercial energy , but mainly in the poorest ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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