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An Economy of Well-Being

Common-sense tools for building genuine wealth and happiness

In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it’s difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about … 242 View

Damming the Peace

The hidden costs of the Site C Dam

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace River Valley has been touted by BC Hydro and successive governments as necessary to meet the province’s … 272 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

Techno-Fix

Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment

Nanotechnology! Genetic engineering! Miracle Drugs! We are promised that new technological developments will magically save us from the dire consequences of the 300-year fossil-fueled binge known … ; 464 View

The Memory We Could Be

Overcoming Fear to Create Our Ecological Future

Heal the great separation between humans and nature, and help create a future worth remembering. The Memory We Could Be moves beyond the sterile, technical language around climate change and … 338 View
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Foreward

From: The Memory We Could Be

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Looking ahead, one thing is clear: the path we are on is coming to an end. Projections of the coming decades — whether they focus on food supplies, conflicts or weather patterns — … 2 $0.20 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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Introduction

From: Techno-Fix

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Techno-Fix questions a primary paradigm of our age: that advanced technology alone will extricate us from an ever-increasing load of social, environmental and economic ills. Techno-Fix shows why … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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A New Economic Paradigm Based on Well-Being

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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This book is meant to engender hope that a dark age ahead can be avoided and the current system of economic malaise transcended with a more compelling economic future based on the goal of … 8 $0.80 Add
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Framing the Shot

From: Damming the Peace

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B.C. filmmaker and photographer Alex Harris shares how she came to document the controversial Site C Dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley. Wroking with a handful of … 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: Damming the Peace

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In the Introduction, author Wendy Holm describes the Site C dam project in B.C. and summarizes the impacts and effects of the project which are analyzed and critiqued in other chapters of the … 5 $0.50 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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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
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Reclaiming Economics for Happiness

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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* Reclaiming the Language of Economics * Happiness: Well-Being of Spirit * A New Index of Well-Being * Measuring Well-Being Objectively * Alberta’s Economic Growth, Disease and Income … 30 $3.00 Add
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Savoring the Biosphere

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Microbes are at the origins of all life on our planet, silent partners to the evolution of every form of life and long, long before Homo sapiens arrived on the scene. We are only now learning of … ; 22 $2.20 Add