Frenentic throwawayism

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Written by Naomi Klein

Encouraging the frenetic and indiscriminate consumption of essentially disposable products can no longer be the system's goals.  Goods must once again be made to last, and the use of energy-intensive long-haul transport will need to be rationed--reserved for those cases where good cannot be produced locally or where local production is more carbon-intensive.  (For example, growing food in greenhouses in cold parts of the United States is often more energy intensive that growing it in warmer regions and shipping it by light rail.)

Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything, pp. 85-6

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