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State of the World, 2004: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society

Brian Halweil and Lisa Mastny, project directors ; Eric Assadourian ... [et al.] ; Linda Starke, editor
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0393058603, 0393325393 (pbk.)
Contents
  • State of the world : a year in review
  • The State of consumption today
  • Making better energy choices
  • Boosting water productivity
  • Watching what we eat
  • Moving toward a less consumptive economy
  • Purchasing for people and the planet
  • Linking globalization, consumption and governance
  • Rethinking the good life.
Description
xxv, 245 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "Special focus: The consumer society"-- Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-234) and index.
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