is a professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning since 1969. His research focuses on the public policy and planning implications of global environmental trends and the necessary ecological conditions for sustainable socioeconomic development, and he is best known as the originator of “ecological footprint analysis.” He is also a founding member and former president of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics.
Cite as William Rees, "The Decline and Fall of Consumer Society?," Great Transition Initiative
(May 2014), http://www.greattransition.org/commentary/william-rees-the-decline-and-fall-of-consumer-society-maurie-cohen
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