How we choose to live has more impact on the world’s resources than how many humans inhabit the earth. In The United States, the average person consumes 32 times the resources of that of a person living in a developing nation. Wow.
But we can change how much we consume and not lose the happiness. How might you consume less and actually be as happy or happier?
Read this disturbing but hopeful opinion piece by Jared Diamond, a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the author of “Collapse” and “Guns, Germs and Steel.”