World in Motion

World in Motion

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The essays collected in World in Motion all address the same issue: The global paradox that modern prosperity has entailed extreme environmental degradation. Gary M. Kroll and Richard H. Robbins present readings covering all principal viewpoints on this matter, from the neoliberal belief that environmental and social problems can be fixed through a growing economy to the critics of globalization who equate growth with environmental degradation. This book asks an important question: Can we simply accelerate growth under the assumption that increased prosperity and new technologies will allow us to reverse environmental damage? Or do we need to transform our modes of living radically to maintain the health of the world around us?The scrap, he says, goes to China, Pakistan, and Canada, but another company handles those transactions, so he ... buy equipment from SWAP and stockpile it for sale to bulk buyers either here or overseas, including those who buy to ... Unless a state or local government prohibits it, ita#39;s currently legal to dump up to 220 pounds a month of ea€”waste, including CRTs and circuit boards, into local landfills.

Title:World in Motion
Author:Gary M. Kroll, Richard H. Robbins
Publisher:AltaMira Press - 2008-12-16


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