Обложка книги The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists

The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists

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ISBN: 060980281X;
Издательство: Three Rivers Press (CA)

From one of the most prestigious nonprofit organizations devoted to environmental issues comes a clear, practical, and rational overview of the relationship between consumers and the environment. Paper or plastic? Bus or car? Old house or new? Cloth diapers or disposables? Some choices have a huge impact on the environment; others are of negligible importance. To those of us who care about our quality of life and what is happening to the earth, this is a vastly important issue. In these pages, the Union of Concerned Scientists help inform consumers about everyday decisions that significantly affect the environment. For example, a few major decisions--such as the choice of a house or vehicle--have such a disproportionately large affect on the environment that minor environmental infractions shrink by comparison. This book...