Chapter 3

We and the environment

In advance

Consumption does not only mean that you buy something. Consumption also has other consequences. Consumption has consequences for the environment.
Many problems threaten our surroundings, our environment: the enormous amount of waste, the large-scale cutting of tropical rainforest, the pollution of soil and water, the greenhouse effect, acidification of the forests, noise, stench. We shall discuss waste as well as the consequences of transport in more detail in this chapter.
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