State of the World 2004

Special Focus: The Consumer Society

The Worldwatch Institute (Author)


In State of the World 2004, the Worldwatch Institute's award-winning research team focuses on consumption, pointing to the many ways in which our consumption habits drive ecological and social deterioration, as well as how these habits can be redirected to reinforce environmental and social goals.

As always, State of the World 2004 provides government officials, journalists, professors, students, and concerned citizens with a comprehensive analysis of the global environmental problems we face along with detailed descriptions of practical, innovative solutions like charting the most environmentally sound path to a hydrogen-fueled economy, or accelerating the rapidly growing conversion of farmers worldwide to organic farming and sustainable agriculture. Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, State of the World 2004 presents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • January 2004
  • ISBN 978-0-393-32539-3
  • 7.1 × 9.2 in / 272 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

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