Limits Of Consumption

by Gauri Shankar Gupta
Limits Of Consumption
  • ISBN-13: 9781910553978
  • Author(s): Gauri Shankar Gupta
  • Subject: Sustainability
  • Publisher: Hansib Publications
  • Imprint: Hansib E Books
  • Publication Date: 08-11-2018
  • Format: Electronic book text

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Degradation of the environment and climate change are the most important challenges facing humanity. For thousands of years humanity lived inharmonious relationship with nature. The industrial revolution marked a major turning point in Earth's ecology and humans' relationship with the environment. Following the Second World War, massive urbanisation (from 30% of global population in 1950 to 56% in 2016), manifold increase in global GDP (from [5.7 trillion in 1950 to [110trillion in 2016), unprecedented growth in population (from 2.6 billion in 1950 to 7.4billion in 2016) and rising energy consumption, have resulted in a quantum leap to human induced activities, particularly since 1950. Today, we are in the midst of a rapid transition to a world where human populations are more crowded, more connected and more consuming, simultaneously co-habiting with unparalleled levels of poverty and hunger. With rapidly increasing consumption, the carrying capacity of the Earth has come under treme
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Degradation of the environment and climate change are the most important challenges facing humanity. For thousands of years humanity lived inharmonious relationship with nature. The industrial revolution marked a major turning point in Earth's ecology and humans' relationship with the environment. Following the Second World War, massive urbanisation (from 30% of global population in 1950 to 56% in 2016), manifold increase in global GDP (from [5.7 trillion in 1950 to [110trillion in 2016), unprecedented growth in population (from 2.6 billion in 1950 to 7.4billion in 2016) and rising energy consumption, have resulted in a quantum leap to human induced activities, particularly since 1950. Today, we are in the midst of a rapid transition to a world where human populations are more crowded, more connected and more consuming, simultaneously co-habiting with unparalleled levels of poverty and hunger. With rapidly increasing consumption, the carrying capacity of the Earth has come under treme

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