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: