Consumption of Our World
by alexandregarceau on September 11, 2013 - 4:21pm
Consuming is now in our everyday life 24/7 .Now is there something we can do to avoid a catastrophe on a planetary scale? Yes! But why aren’t we, humans, doing something for it (generally speaking).I am not just citing the environmental side of this problem. The social side is as important.
This article is clear and simple. It speaks its preoccupation and tells its readers what the problem is. Proofs are also illustrated to reinforced his article which, finally, ends up with a diagram (shown at the bottom) telling us the Annual Expenditure on Luxury Items Compared With Funding Needed To Meet Selected Basic Needs.
I chose to post this article because it touches everybody on this planet, especially in developed countries like in Europe or North America. Moreover, OUR actions affect the worlds ENTIERELY. Socially and environmentally, the world starts to degrade itself and we see it coming, specialists are warning us! It has been years now that we are informed and we haven’t been changing our behaviors for the most of us. We have to show that all humans are not destined to die by their own mistakes! We need to get up ,fight and comeback stronger than ever.
Table 1-6: Annual Expenditure On Luxury Items Compared With Funding Needed To Meet Selected Basic Needs
Social or Economic Goal
Additional Annual Investment Needed to Achieve Goal
Reproductive health care for all women
Pet food in Europe and United States
Elimination of hunger and malnutrition
Clean drinking water for all
Ice cream in Europe
Immunizing every child