Faced with climate change, many counsel agoing greena by buying organic food or a acleana car. But can we rely on consumerism as a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit and London, to investigate green capitalism, and argues for solutions that are not mere palliatives or distractions, but ways of engaging with how we live and the kind of world we want to live in.In Europe, petrol taxes are about 60 percent of the total retail price, while in the United States drivers pay a mere 13 percent in federal and state taris for ... Consider the latest Ford Fiesta ECOnetic. e 2009 model gets a staggering 88anbsp;...
|Title||:||Green Gone Wrong|
|Publisher||:||Verso Books - 2013-01-16|