Vital Signs Volume 22
The Worldwatch Institute
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
What we make and buy is a major indicator of society’s collective priorities. Among twenty-four key trends, Vital Signs Volume 22 explores significant global patterns in production and consumption. The result is a fascinating snapshot of how we invest our resources and the implications for the world’s well-being.
The book examines developments in six main areas: energy, environment and climate, transportation, food and agriculture, global economy and resources, and population and society. Readers will learn how aquaculture is making gains on wild fish catches, where high speed rail is accelerating, why plastic production is on the rise, who is escaping chronic hunger, and who is still suffering.
Researchers at the Worldwatch Institute not only provide the most up-to-date statistics, but put them in context. The analysis in Vital Signsteaches us bothabout our current priorities and how they could be shaped to create a better future.
- Category: Politics & Current Events
- Published: Sep 15, 2015
- Publisher: Island Press
- Seller: INscribe Digital
- Print Length: 152 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Vital Signs