Rising Tide is a grassroots international network of groups and individuals who take direct action to confront the root causes of climate change and to promote local, community-based solutions to the climate crisis.
Since 1992 the World Bank has poured $20 billion into 300 dirty fossil fuel energy projects that over their lifetime will produce an incredible 40 billion tons of Carbon Dioxide- as much as the ENTIRE WORLD EMISSIONS FOR TWO YEARS.
(50 YEARS) WB CLIMATE DESTRUCTION: 9 YEARS OF FOSSIL FUEL LOANS
For Release October 29, 2001
NEW DATABASE CALCULATES LIFETIME GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM NINE YEARS OF WORLD BANK FOSSIL FUEL PROJECTS
HIGH CONSUMPTION LIFESTYLES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Rising Tide Gathering Workshop notes- October 2001
WHAT IS LIFESTYLE CONSUMPTION?
This workshop defines lifestyle as "products and services consumed as part of an individual’s day to day life and over which he or she has a degree of choice regarding product, quantity and price ". Each person’s lifestyle is therefore developed by themselves in daily negotiation with the wider society and the consumer market.
By this definition. an individual’s lifestyle consumption is composed of: