Sustainable Development

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Change for Good

An Action-Oriented Approach for Businesses to Benefit from Solving the World’s Most Urgent Social Problems

An action-oriented approach for businesses to solve the world’s most urgent social problems — and benefit from doing so. More than a year into a global pandemic, profit and … 274 View

Clean Money Revolution

Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

By 2050, $40 trillion will change hands in North America alone. From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake … ; 274 View

Dream States

Smart Cities, Technology, and the Pursuit of Urban Utopias

Is the ‘smart city’ the utopia we’ve been waiting for? The promise of the so-called smart city has been at the forefront of urban planning and development since the early 2010s, … 290 View

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

Earth for All

A Survival Guide for Humanity

Five decades ago, The Limits to Growth shocked the world by showing that population and industrial growth were pushing humanity towards a cliff. Today the world recognizes that we are now at the … ; ; ; ; ; 218 View

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Third Edition)

We are consuming resources and polluting our environment at a rate that is outstripping our planet’s ability to support us. To create a sustainable future, we must not only change our own … 184 View


Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

Legendary poet, novelist, and essayist Margaret Atwood gives us a surprising look at the topic of debt — a timely subject during our current period of economic upheaval, caused by the … 242 View

Peak Everything

Waking Up to the Century of Declines

A combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting on subjects as diverse as farming and industrial design, this book describes how to make the transition from The Age of Excess to the Era of … 240 View

Resilience Imperative

Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

We find ourselves between a rock and a hot place compelled by the intertwining forces of peak oil and climate change to reinvent our economic life at a much more local and regional scale. The … ; 400 View

The New Carbon Architecture

Buiding to Cool the Climate

"Green buildings" that slash energy use and carbon emissions are all the rage, but they aren’t enough. The hidden culprit is embodied carbon — the carbon emitted when … 186 View

Toward Sustainable Communities

Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments - Fourth Edition

The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, … 257 View

Ancient Balances

From: Payback


Payback is not a book about practical debt management or high finance, although it does touch upon these subjects. Rather, it is an investigation into the idea of debt as an ancient and central … 43 $5.16 Add

Beyond Zero: The Time Value of Carbon

From: The New Carbon Architecture


This chapter highlights the role of buildings and building materials in meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. 9 $0.90 Add

Foreward, Prefaces and Introduction

From: Clean Money Revolution


The world of money, finance, and investment is ripe for major reform and reinvention. We’re seeing more and more clean food, clean energy, and clean buildings. Now clean money is also on … ; 22 $2.20 Add