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Confessions of an eco-sinner

tracking down the sources of my stuff

by Fred Pearce

  • 233 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in Markham, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries,
  • Green movement,
  • Environmental responsibility,
  • Ecologisme,
  • Style de vie durable,
  • Aspect de l"environnement,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Industrie,
  • Sustainable living,
  • Responsabilite environnementale

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFred Pearce
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE195.7 P43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26584683M
    ISBN 101554551161
    ISBN 109781554551163
    OCLC/WorldCa231879943

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Although my friends & family may be sick of me continuously spouting things I learned, I can't get enough. Fred Pearce is a British author who decided to track down where various items he uses. In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge.

It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world’s more than six billion inhabitants have on our planet—and of the working and living Brand: Beacon Press. In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge.

It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world’s more than six billion inhabitants have on our planet—and of the working and living conditions of the.

Reading Fred Pearce’s ‘Confessions of an Eco sinner’ is like perusing a well researched personal shopping journal. Pearce states in the introduction that he book is a personal journey to discover where his possession are made and disposed of and his journeys are relayed in a non-linear approach.

Pearce’s quest to discover “the hidden world” sustaining Western consumption habits is fulfilled with varying degrees of success in this, his third book. Tracking the routes taken. UK journalist and author Fred Pearce on his book "Confessions of an Eco-Sinner" and all things environmental.

An original mind that sometimes gets in trouble with both Greens and opponents. Interviewed in Radio Ecoshock show for ABout 20 min. from ‘Confessions of an Eco-Sinner’ by Fred Pearce. Pearce has written a book for the ecologically and socially minded. He has travelled somekm to over 20 countries to research it; investigating the origins of products, and crucially the human conditions surrounding them – actually walking the walk and finding the answers to his.

In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world’s more than six billion inhabitants have on our planet and of the working and living.

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The book ends with a list of foods and local resources. CONFESSIONS OF AN ECO SINNER. Fred Pearce. Transworld Publishers,ISBN New Scientist environment and development consultant Pearce (With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change,etc.) looks at the stuff our consumer dreams are made of, drawing dire conclusions about globalization along the way.

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