Anthropogenic carbon emissions exemplify modern resource overexploitation. The consumption of 1.2 billion richer humans accounts for some 75% of total emissions. Instead of viewing these consumers as part of the problem, we should persuade them to contribute to the solution.
Can Sustainable Consumers and Producers Save the Planet?
Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010
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Journal of Industrial Ecology
Special Issue: Sustainable Consumption and Production
Volume 14, Issue 1, pages 4–6, January/February 2010
How to Cite
Munasinghe, M. (2010), Can Sustainable Consumers and Producers Save the Planet?. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 14: 4–6. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2009.00215.x
- Issue published online: 19 FEB 2010
- Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010