Why do Americans consume so much more than other countries?
This website says that reducing consumption without reducing use is a costly delusion. If undeveloped countries consumed at the same rate as the US, four complete planets the size of the Earth would be required. People who think that they have a right to such a life are quite mistaken. https://public.wsu.edu/~mreed/380American%20Consum...
- exactdukeLv 71 year agoFavourite answer
The US also contributes to nearly 25% of the world's GDP, so why would it be a shocker they're big consumers of energy?? If our farms & factories were still run by animal power we wouldn't need all that energy.
If we all lived on farms, & used mules we'd use much less.