Sustainability

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Coming Back to Life

The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Authors Joanna Macy and Molly Brown address the anguish experienced by those who would confront the harsh realities of our time. In this fully updated edition of Coming Back to Life, they show … ; 379 View

Consuming Sustainability

Critical Social Analyses of Ecological Change

How do our consumption decisions affect ecosystems? Can we rely on governments to maintain environmental wellbeing? Do rural peoples “see” the environment differently from urban residents? Is … ; 296 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

Ecological Footprint

Managing Our Biocapacity Budget

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present, using more than Earth can replenish. Like any such scheme, this works for a … ; 290 View

Emergent Agriculture

Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere … 195 View

Fair Future

Resources Conflicts, Security & Global Justice

This is a book that cuts across the outdated divide of North and South to address the twin global questions of our age: social justice and environmental sustainability. It asks how the material … ; 288 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

Intrinsic Hope

Living Courageously In Troubled Times

Climate disruption. Growing social inequality. Pollution. We are living in an era of unprecedented crises, resulting in widespread feelings of fear, despair, and grief. Now, more than ever, … 203 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

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

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

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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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

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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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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

Humans have changed the world irrevocably, yet our potential to cause even further change is still latent. When it comes down to the blows, the next many millennia on Earth will reflect the … 12 $1.20 Add