Chapter 9. Entropic Futures

Gismondi, Michael; Davidson, Debra J.
January 2005
Consuming Sustainability: Critical Social Analyses of Ecological;2005, p205
Book Chapter
Chapter 9 of the book "Consuming Sustainability: Critical Social Analyses of Ecological Change" is presented. It discusses the deteriorating fossil-fuel-based energy in Canada and its impact on the society. It explores the interrelation of environment entropy with social entropy. It encourages various options that the Canadians can make use of instead of solely depending on fossil fuels.


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