“The 100-Year Toaster”–Ch. 14

Addicted to Accounting is the focus of this Chapter. Conventions, depreciation, and the time-value of money may be driving toward unsustainable and anti-environmental outcomes.   A journal entry for delusion?  Or a T-account for Depletion?

Because as we look at what much of the world is doing wrong (high non-renewable resource burn rates for one), accounting’s curious ways of “valuing technology” becomes a focus.  Accountancy has helped shape consumption and idealize product lifespans..

We will lay it out after a few weekend headlines and our ChartPack…

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