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Australian Conservation Foundation’s Consumption Atlas

Posted in Research by Ferne Edwards on July 17th, 2007

The environmental not-for-profit, Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), has recently released the Consumption Atlas, a new interactive online tool that reveals that “people living in Australias wealthiest metropolitan areas are responsible for the countrys highest household greenhouse pollution based on their levels of consumption of goods and services.”

Below is an article from the ACF website (or click here) with more details about the Atlas and household consumption. To go directly to the Atlas go to

ACFs Consumption Atlas enables Australians to view the greenhouse pollution created by households in their suburb. The Atlas shows that the more things people buy, the greater their contribution to climate change. ACF is encouraging householders to be smarter with how they spend their money, and consider the impact of their purchasing behaviour on the environment.
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