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Factor Four: Doubling Wealth Halving Resource Use: A Report To The Club Of Rome

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Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted from the resources we use. As the authors put it, the book is about doing m ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge (first published 1997)
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Factor Four, a report to the Club of Rome which showcases 50 examples of best practice, argues that natural resources can be used more efficiently in all domains of daily life, either by generating more products, services and quality of life from the available resources, or by using fewer resources to maintain the s
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