Materials Use Across World Regions

Inevitable Pasts and Possible Futures


  • The history of resources use, as revealed by current metabolic profiles, has put different world regions on different path dependencies and therefore creates very specific sustainability problems for each region.

Address correspondence to:
Helga Weisz
IFF – Institute of Social Ecology
Klagenfurt University
Schottenfeldgasse 29
A-1070 Vienna, Austria