eBooks Will Surpass Print Sales, But At What Cost?

June 10, 2013 | 1

“PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) estimates that trade … ebooks will drive $8.2 billion in sales by 2017 — surpassing projected print book sales,” writes Laura Hazard Owen. Meanwhile I can’t help but wonder: is this bad news for the environment?

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One comment:

  1. The best thing for the environment would be if people stopped reading all books in all formats and recycling the print books in public, academic and home libraries into something else; then we could dispose of all e-readers as best we can.

    If you want to stop global warming, stop reading.

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