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House Committee on Natural Resources
Amber Waves presents the broad scope of ERS research and analysis on the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America. The March 2018 issue includes articles on China’s dairy market, low-income households’ food spending,...
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The bill was referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The committee held a hearing for the legislation on January 28, 2014. At that hearing, the following individuals provided favorable testimony:
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Americans’ love of the private automobile constitutes a large part of their poor ranking. The National Geographic Society’s annual Greendex analysis of global consumption habits finds that Americans are least likely of all people to use public transportation—only seven percent make use of transit options for daily commuting. Likewise, only one in three Americans walks or bikes to their destinations, as opposed to three-quarters of Chinese. While China is becoming the world’s leader in total consumption of some commodities (coal, copper, etc.), the U.S. remains the per capita consumption leader for most resources.
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It is well known that Americans consume far more natural resources and live much less sustainably than people from any other large country of the world. “A child born in the United States will create thirteen times as much ecological damage over the course of his or her lifetime than a child born in Brazil,” reports the Sierra Club’s Dave Tilford, adding that the average American will drain as many resources as 35 natives of India and consume 53 times more goods and services than someone from China.