Planet Obesity: How We'Re Eating Ourselves and the Planet to Death [Audiobook] download free by Garry Egger

Planet Obesity: How We'Re Eating Ourselves and the Planet to Death Audiobook download free by Garry Egger
  • Listen audiobook: Planet Obesity: How We'Re Eating Ourselves and the Planet to Death
  • Author: Garry Egger
  • Release date: 2011/11/10
  • Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781742373621
  • Rating: 9.55 of 10
  • Votes: 861
  • Review by: Meredith Coffman
  • Review rating: 7.34 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/14
  • Duration: 1H49M49S in 256 kbps (28.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-06
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, OGG, WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression TBZ2, RPM, EML, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 10M1S (2.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Obesity is 'collateral damage in the battle for modernity'. It's an unintended but unavoidable consequence of economic progress.Obesity is not a disease but a signal. It's the canary in the coalmine, which should alert us to bigger structural problems in society.There are a number of areas where humans have achieved a peak of success, a sweet spot, but now that very success is turning on us and threatening to unravel centuries of achievement. On the one hand, economic growth has over centuries led to a steadily improving standard of living, better levels of health and ever increasing life spans.On the other hand, this very affluence is the reason that both our bodies and the planet have gone into a downward spiral, manifested by an ever growing epidemic of obesity in humans, and in a world clogged by greenhouse gasses and waste.Our bodies can no longer cope with the excess of over consumption to which we are encouraged at every turn, and the planet is labouring under the effect of industrialisation and greenhouse gas emissions which are surely exacerbating and possibly causing a level of climate change which is ultimately unsustainable.A fundamental change in thinking is needed both for how we treat our bodies and for our approach to the planet. Each is the only one we have.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Conservation Of The Environment, Social Issues & Processes, Food & Society, Health Books, Illness & Addiction: Social Aspects, Sustainability
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x194x14mm
  • Weight: 140.61g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: St Leonards NSW, Australia

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