Vital Signs Volume 22
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future
What we make and buy is a major indicator of society’scollective priorities. Among twenty-four key trends, Vital SignsVolume 22 explores significant global patterns in production andconsumption. The result is a fascinating snapshot of how we invest ourresources and the implications for the world’s wellbeing. Thebook examines developments in six main areas: energy, environment andclimate, transportation, food and agriculture, global economy andresources, and population and society. Readers will learn howaquaculture is making gains on wild fish catches, where high speed railis accelerating, why plastic production is on the rise, and who isescaping chronic hunger and who is still suffering.
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