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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

Overrun

Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species. Politicians, ecologists, and government … 387 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

Thirty Years of Failure

Understanding Canadian Climate Policy

Thirty years ago, Canada was a climate leader, designing policy to curb rising emissions and demanding the same of other countries. But in the intervening decades, Canada has become more of a … 192 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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A New Economic Paradigm Based on 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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From: Overrun

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In the introduction, the author describes how he first learned about the threat of Asian carp to North American ecosystems. This chapter also provides a brief overview of the introduction of … 16 $1.60 Add
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Framing the Shot

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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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In the Beginning

From: Overrun

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In this chapter, the author explores the history of the Asian carp in North America beginning with its introduction in the mid 20th century. The chapter explores aquaculture in the Mississippi … 33 $3.30 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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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