Peer reviewed: toward a zero-emissions economy.

  title={Peer reviewed: toward a zero-emissions economy.},
  author={Robert U. Ayres},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={32 15},
T he world is on a growth kick that is unsustainable. It is based on intense exploitation of natural resources and increasing production of material goods. Excessive materials consumption has produced enormous environmental damages resulting from emissions and wastes. Although wealthy nations are addressing pollution concerns with end-of-pipe controls and clean technology initiatives, these measures will not solve the problem of excessive materials and energy consumption. Even if manufacturers… CONTINUE READING

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