TITLE

Living in a material world…

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Sustain' Magazine;2008, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses a study which found that everyone can make a contribution to reducing global warming by changing their spending behavior. Released by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, the study showed that greenhouse gas emissions will be six percent lower by 2015 than they would otherwise be if consumers reduce their purchase of manufactured goods by just ten percent. It suggested that consumers should ideally focus more of their spending on cultural and social pursuits, and on other activities not centered around material possessions.
ACCESSION #
31894962

 

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