Sustainable Development

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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

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

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

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

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
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Foreward, Prefaces and Introduction

From: Clean Money Revolution

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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
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Forward

From: Peak Everything

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Back in 2005, Richard Heinberg and I both published books on peak oil and its implications for everyday life in technologically “advanced” societies. We saw the general situation very … 3 $0.30 Add
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Forward and Preface

From: Dry Run

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For this book, I’ve chosen to focus on my first love in the professional world, water, a subject to which I devoted a considerable part of my early professional career. With the arrival of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Fostering Sustainable Behavior

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Behavior change is the cornerstone of sustainability. Whether you are working on protecting wetlands, enhancing water or energy efficiency, altering modal transportation choices, or any of the … 13 $0.13 Add
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Introduction

From: In The Business of Change

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Social entrepreneurs, innovative men and women who focus their creative energy and business-minded skillset and savvy toward social change. Finding new and empowering ways to tackle social … 4 $0.40 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

The Context for Sustainable Communities

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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This chapter explores the context for sustainable communities. Acting locally is more significant when we think globally, so that is where we begin our discussion of "sustainable … 15 $1.50 Add
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A Short History of Water

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter you’ll learn a little of the fascinating history of water and civilization and how politics, economics and water have been part of the history of the US, especially of the … 11 $1.10 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

Toward Sustainable Communties

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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This chapter examines sustainability at the community level. It begins with a look at communities in developed and developing parts of the world, proceeds to investigate some of the reasons why … 14 $1.40 Add
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Preface

From: Peak Everything

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In titling this book Peak Everything, I was suggesting that humanity has achieved an unsustainable pinnacle of population size and consumption rates, and that the road ahead will be mostly … 12 $1.20 Add