The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment (Google eBook)

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MIT Press, Sep 24, 2010 - Science - 336 pages
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An environmentalist maps the hidden costs of overconsumption in a globalized world by tracing the environmental consequences of five commodities.
  

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Contents

1 An Unbalanced Global Political Economy
3
2 Dying of Consumption
19
I Automobiles
33
II Leaded Gasoline
65
III Refrigerators
97
IV Beef
133
V The Harp Seal Hunt
169
Notes
233
References
263
Index
289
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