Our materials footprint may be smaller, but still oversize

Schandl, Heinz; Wiedmann, Thomas
September 2013
Ecos;Sep2013, Issue 187, p1
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The article discusses a study which suggest that national resource consumption of Australia has changed dramatically. It is stated that the most recent method to calculate natural resource consumption indicate that Australia is one of the largest users of them in the world. It is also noted that material footprint of Australia is actually around 35 tonnes of material per person due to rise in significant proportion of the natural resources that are extracted and harvested within the nation


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