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Sustainability Books - Business & Community, Green Business

More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982103583
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Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a paradigm-shifting argument “full of fascinating information and provocative insights” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—demonstrating that we are increasing prosperity while using fewer natural resources.


Decoding the World: A Roadmap for the Questioner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538734315
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Published: Twelve - October 6th, 2020

Find out where our world is headed with this dazzling first-hand account of inventing the future from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Should I Do With My Life? and the founder of science accelerator IndieBio.


The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781529213270
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Published: Bristol University Press - November 21st, 2020

As we face a profound environmental crisis, we often think that it can be overcome by smart systems and green innovations, but this is risky since increasingly complex technological solutions rely on less abundant materials.


A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
By Daniel C. Esty (Editor), Ingrid C. Burke (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300255225
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Published: Yale University Press - September 15th, 2020

A practical, bipartisan call to action from the world’s leading thinkers on the environment and sustainability
 
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years.


The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781426221019
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Published: National Geographic - August 25th, 2020

In this inspiring manifesto, an internationally renowned ecologist makes a clear case for why protecting nature is our best health insurance, and why it makes economic sense. Enric Sala wants to change the world--and in this compelling book, he shows us how. Once we appreciate how nature works, he asserts, we will understand why conservation is economically wise and essential to our survival.


The Reindeer Chronicles: And Other Inspiring Stories of Working with Nature to Heal the Earth Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603588652
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - August 19th, 2020

In a time of uncertainty about our environmental future--an eye-opening global tour of some of the most wounded places on earth, and stories of how a passionate group of eco-restorers is leading the way to their revitalization.


Oneness vs. the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781645020394
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - August 31st, 2020

With a new epilogue about Bill Gates's global agenda and how we can resist the billionaires' war on life


#futuregen: Lessons from a Small Country Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603589604
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - August 20th, 2020

"What Wales is doing today, the world will do tomorrow."--Nikhil Seth, UN Assistant Secretary General

The story of how one small nation responded to global climate issues by radically rethinking public policy for future generations


Better Business: How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism Cover Image
$28.50
ISBN: 9780300247152
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Published: Yale University Press - September 13th, 2020

A compelling look at the B Corp movement and why socially and environmentally responsible companies are vital for everyone’s future
 
"An important blueprint for how businesses can and should be both successful and a force for good."—Rose Marcario, President and CEO, Patagonia

"Better Business is the book to read if


The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession with the New Has Disrupted the Work That Matters Most Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525575689
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Published: Currency - September 8th, 2020

“Innovation” is the hottest buzzword in business. But what if our obsession with finding the next big thing has distracted us from the work that matters most?


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.


The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250758224
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2020

This century has seen the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history—but who bears the brunt of these monster storms?


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