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Title Environmentally significant consumption : research directions / Paul C. Stern [and others], editors ; Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1997.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 143 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Consumption as a Problem for Environmental Science / Paul C. Stern, Thomas Dietz, Vernon W. Ruttan, Robert H. Socolow, James L. Sweeney -- Toward a Working Definition of Consumption for Environmental Research and Policy / Paul C. Stern -- Tracking the Flows of Energy and Materials -- Consuming Materials: The American Way / Iddo K. Wernick -- Wastes and Emissions in the United States / David T. Allen -- Carbon Emissions from Travel in the OECD Countries / Lee J. Schipper -- Structural Economics: A Strategy for Analyzing the Implications of Consumption / Faye Duchin -- Examining the Driving Forces -- Social Structure, Culture, and Technology: Modeling the Driving Forces of Household Energy Consumption / Loren Lutzenhiser -- Environmental Impacts of Population and Consumption / Thomas Dietz, Eugene A. Rosa -- Cross-National Trends in Fossil Fuel Consumption, Societal Well-Being, and Carbon Releases / Eugene A. Rosa -- Emulation and Global Consumerism / Richard R. Wilk -- Cultural and Social Evolutionary Determinants of Consumption / Willett Kempton, Christopher Payne -- Strategies for Setting Research Priorities / Paul C. Stern, Thomas Dietz, Vernon W. Ruttan, Robert H. Socolow, James L. Sweeney.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Research.
Environmental policy -- Research.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stern, Paul C., 1944-
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change.
Other Form: Print version: Environmentally significant consumption. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1997 0309055989 (DLC) 97004847 (OCoLC)36755734
ISBN 0585030723 (electronic bk.)
9780585030722 (electronic bk.)
0309073839 (pbk.)
9780309073837 (pbk.)
9780309055987 (pbk.)