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Linking Lifestyles and Energy Use: A Matter of Time?

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annual Review of Energy, Volume 14, p.273-318 (1989)



Economics, energy efficiency, Energy services, Energy utilization, Environmental impact, Industrialized countries, Information technology, Production, Production Environmental Engineering


Pressures on the natural environment should be focused more on home loans, old-age income, and women drivers, as well as on shrinking households and all-night shopping, and less on coal mines and pulp mills. This report argues that the precise nature of the demands for services collectively created shape environmental change. While the way man farm, mine and manufacture transform the environment, the end points are no less important