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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

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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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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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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Smashing Heads Doesn’t Open Minds

Like Ships in the Night with Daniel Yankelovich

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Polarization is dangerous because it interrupts lines of communicationand leads to gridlock. It stops us from tackling urgent problems because without consensus we cannot take effective action. … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Might of Memory

From: The Memory We Could Be

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The fight to tackle climate change is a fight to determine the fatality of the future. A fight over the vindication of life. It will require much of us: to unlearn our despair and learn our … 13 $1.30 Add
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A Roadmap to Well-Being

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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* Can Well-Being Be Measured? * The Science of Well-Being: What We Measure Affects What We Do * Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and an Indigenous Model of Well-Being * The Util: Measuring Real … 26 $2.60 Add
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Energy Alternatives to the Site C Dam in a Climate-Challenged World

From: Damming the Peace

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Sustainable energy expert Guy Dauncey looks at alternatives to the Site C dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley for meeting the electricity needs of British Columbia, and … 28 $2.80 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

Making Community Policy

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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For communities to move effectively toward sustainability, citizens and their governments should understand the range of policy instruments available to them and the wider context of how … 12 $1.20 Add
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Seperation

From: The Memory We Could Be

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No matter where we may be, we are inseparable from nature. We live in nature, we live with nature, we rely on nature, and we are part of nature. Yet our language hides this. When we use words … 13 $1.30 Add