Paul asked in EnvironmentConservation · 1 year ago

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.

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  • 1 year ago
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    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.

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