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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World, 2nd Edition Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603580564
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 1st, 2008

Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told.


The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Secu Cover Image
By Eric Toensmeier, Hans Herren (Foreword by)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781603585712
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 22nd, 2016

With carbon farming, agriculture ceases to be part of the climate problem and becomes a critical part of the solution

This book is the toolkit for making the soil itself a sponge for carbon. It's a powerful vision.--Bill McKibben


The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603585262
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - July 31st, 2015

Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than in our cities.


More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982103576
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Published: Scribner - October 8th, 2019

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a compelling argument—masterfully researched and brilliantly articulated—that we have at last learned how to increase human prosperity while treading more lightly on our planet.


Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780865718531
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Published: New Society Publishers - August 8th, 2017

Life on 1/10th the fossil fuels turns out to be awesome.

We all want to be happy. Yet as we consume ever more in a frantic bid for happiness, global warming worsens.


Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good Cover Image
By Eric Ries (Foreword by), Ann Mei Chang
$30.00
ISBN: 9781119506607
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Published: Wiley - October 30th, 2018

Despite enormous investments of time and money, are we making a dent on the social and environmental challenges of our time? What if we could exponentially increase our impact?


The Enlightened Capitalists: Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062880246
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Published: Harper Business - February 26th, 2019

An expert on ethical leadership analyzes the complicated history of business people who tried to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organizational practices—from British industrialist Robert Owen to American retailer John Cash Penney and jeans maker Levi Strauss to such modern-day entrepreneurs Anita Roddick and Tom Chappell.

Today’s business leaders are increasingl


The Age of Sustainable Development Cover Image
By Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ban Ki-moon (Foreword by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780231173155
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Published: Columbia University Press - March 3rd, 2015

Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development.


Does It Matter?: Essays on Mana's Relation to Materiality Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781577315858
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Published: New World Library - October 1st, 2007

This series of essays represents philosopher Alan Watts's thinking on the confounding problems of our relation to our material environment.


The Making of a Democratic Economy: How to Build Prosperity for the Many, Not the Few Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781523099924
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - July 23rd, 2019

Our economy is designed by the 1 percent, for the 1 percent. This book offers a compelling vision of an equitable, ecologically sustainable alternative that meets the essential needs of all people.


Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501163593
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 10th, 2020

Meet Michael Skelly, the man boldly harnessing wind energy that could power America’s future and break its fossil fuel dependence in this “essential, compelling look into the future of the nation’s power grid” (Bryan Burrough, author of The Big Rich).

The United States is in the midst of an energy transition.


A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781541742390
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 11th, 2018

A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet