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Ency leads to consumption faster depletion of resources and ultimately stress on the planet This s the efficiency trap How do we avoid this trap Hallett suggests that we focus on protecting natural resources ecosystems and social systems by making them resilient Knowing that we have reached limits to growth we should work to decentralize energy delivery services to give homes and communities some measure of ndependence We can also build sustainable food systems by diversifying the food production landscape to address the vulnerabilities

One of the key tenets of the environmental movement s the need for greater efficiency n our use of dwindling natural resources especially coal natural gas and oil If our products are designed to be energy efficient so the thinking goes our environmental mpacts will be reduced and our fossil fuels will last longer In this surprising new look at sustainability and conservation environmentalist Steve Hallett argues that this thinking s fundamentally flawed In fact based on the example of coal use throughout the Industrial Revolution effici.

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F the current supply chain Efficiency does have ts place Zachary's Virgin in specific areas such as recycling and homensulation but Pfaueninsel it will not work as a long term approach to our energy dilemma Yet recognizing thenevitable limits to our growth and the shortcomings of our current approach to addressing our dwindling resources s a necessary first step toward the establishment of sound environmental policy This realistic appraisal of current environmental thinking will challenge environmentalists and ndustrialists alike From the Trade Paperback edition.

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