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Fatal consumption [electronic resource] : rethinking sustainable development / edited by Robert G. Woollard and Aleck S. Ostry.

Contributor(s): Ostry, Aleck S | Woollard, Robert F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sustainability and the environment: Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2000Description: 1 online resource (x, 270 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0774850698 (electronic bk.); 9780774850698 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development | Sustainable development -- Case studies | Sustainable development -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland | Desarrollo sostenible -- Estudio de casos | Desarrollo sostenible | D�eveloppement durable | D�eveloppement durable -- Cas, �Etudes de | D�eveloppement durable -- Colombie-Britannique -- Lower Mainland | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Green Business | NATURE / Natural ResourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fatal consumption.DDC classification: 333.7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: fatal consumption (when too much is not enough) / Robert F. Woollard -- Ecological footprints and the pathology of consumption / William E. Rees -- Global consumption from the perspective of population health / Clyde Hertzman and Shona Kelly -- Social capital, civil society, and social transformation / Michael Carr -- What is stopping sustainability? examining the barriers to implementation of Clouds of Change / Jennie L. Moore -- Integrating economy, society, and environment through policy assessment / Peter Boothroyd -- Local versus central influences in planning for community health / Lawrence W. Green and Jean A. Shoveller -- The city of Richmond: reflections on sustainability in action / Janette McIntosh and Robert F. Woollard -- The BC sawmill industry: a case study of community and ecological sustainability / Aleck S. Ostry -- Conclusion: working together and the prospect for hope / Robert F. Woollard.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: fatal consumption (when too much is not enough) / Robert F. Woollard -- Ecological footprints and the pathology of consumption / William E. Rees -- Global consumption from the perspective of population health / Clyde Hertzman and Shona Kelly -- Social capital, civil society, and social transformation / Michael Carr -- What is stopping sustainability? examining the barriers to implementation of Clouds of Change / Jennie L. Moore -- Integrating economy, society, and environment through policy assessment / Peter Boothroyd -- Local versus central influences in planning for community health / Lawrence W. Green and Jean A. Shoveller -- The city of Richmond: reflections on sustainability in action / Janette McIntosh and Robert F. Woollard -- The BC sawmill industry: a case study of community and ecological sustainability / Aleck S. Ostry -- Conclusion: working together and the prospect for hope / Robert F. Woollard.

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