Creating people's geographies
Charging Towards the Big Melt
by Stephen Leahy
BROOKLIN, Canada, Jan 15 (IPS) – Record retail store sales during the holiday season in North America is one reason 2007 is predicted to be the hottest year on record. And it’s well past time that people began to connect the dots between what they buy and the resulting environmental impacts such as global warming, experts say.
In other words, consumption has consequences: big, nasty environmental consequences that inflict suffering mainly on the world’s poor.