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Unformatted text preview: -Correlation between energy consumption and gross domestic product (the market value of all goods and services produced in a country), justification for expansion-970’s: limitation in technological improvements, oil crisis and power prices, environmental movement and the growth ideology-1973 Oil embargo, conservation popularity, conflict with standard utility focus on capacity growth -Conservation and the US counterculture movement, public intellectuals-Reducing consumption to introduce economic stability, encourage fair distribution of power, reduce reliance on foreign nations and reduce environmental damage-Alternative energy production strategies: zero energy growth, smaller-scale production, renewable energy systems and appropriate energy production technologies-Conservation and cumulative environmental damage-Conservation shift to broader issues-Economic arguments for conservation...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course NATS 1800 taught by Professor Jfdksoa during the Spring '11 term at York University.
- Spring '11