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The Growth Illu$ion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished ...
R. J. Douthwaite
No preview available - 1999
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activity affluence and growth agricultural alternative alternative society aluminium American areas Australian average basic bauxite business-as-usual capacity capital carbon dioxide Chapter co-operative coal conclusion consume consumption conventional crops de-development decades developed countries dollar economic system effects eleven billion energy costs environmental estimates export factories fertiliser figures global Govett Green Revolution hectares important income increase industries investment involve labour land large numbers leisure less levels lifestyles material living standards maximising ment million tonnes minerals nations neighbourhood nuclear nuclear weapons one-third organise output permaculture pesticides plant plutonium poor countries poorest possible potentially recoverable resources poverty poverty line present probably problems production profit quantities reactors reduce rich countries rise self-sufficient significant social soil spend Sydney Morning Herald things Third World countries underdeveloped countries waste wealth World Bank world energy world energy consumption yields