Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth

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New Society Publishers, Jul 1, 1998 - Nature - 176 pages
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An excellent handbook for community activists, planners, teachers, students and policy makers.
 

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The Ecological Footprint concept is a good way to conceptualize one's consumption of the earth's resources, but somehow it seems a bit too basic and non-instructive to have practical use. Maybe there ... Read full review

Contents

ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINTS FOR BEGINNERS
7
Planning for a Sustainable Future
28
List of Boxes
31
Consumption categories
66
The consumption landuse matrix
77
THE SEARCH FOR SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
125
The cycle of change in decisionmaking
137
List of Tables
150
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About the author (1998)

Mathis Wackernagel is currently the Executive Director of Global Footprint Network, and William Rees is the Chair of the School of Urban Planning and Regional Development at the University of British Columbia.