References Used in Preparing the Blog

The following publications were the main references consulted in preparing this blog, though the author acknowledges his indebtedness to a much wider spectrum of sources.  The list will be updated with further reading and research.

Armstrong, Karen (2006), The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions,  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf.

Armstrong, Karen (2010),  Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life,  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf.

Berry, Thomas (1988),  The Dream of the Earth,  San Francisco:  Sierra Club Books.

Berry, Thomas (1999), The Great Work: Our Way into the Future,  New York:  Bell Tower.

Botkin, James W., Mahdi Elmandjra and Mircea Malitza (1979),  No Limits to Learning: Bridging the Human Gap,  New York:  Pergamon Press Inc.

Capra, Fritjof (1996),  The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems,  New York:  Anchor Books, Doubleday.

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Daly, Herman E. (1996), Beyond Growth, Boston: Beacon Press.

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Flannery, Tim (2009),  Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future,  New York:  Atlantic Monthly Press.

Flannery, Tim (2010),  Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet,  Toronto:  Harper Collins.

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Friedman, Thomas L. (2005),  The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century,  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Greco, Thomas H. Jr. (2009), The End of Money and the Future of Civilization, White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing

Greer, John Michael (2009),  The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World,  Gabriola Island, BC:  New Society Publishers.

Greer, John Michael (2011),  The Wealth of Nature: Economics As If Survival Mattered,  Gabriola Island, BC:  New Society Publishers.

Hansen, James (2009),  Storms of My Grandchildren,  New York:  Bloomsbury.

Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins (1999),  Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, New York:  Little, Brown and Company.

Hedges, Chris (2009), Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, Toronto: Vintage Canada.

Heinberg, Richard (2007),  Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines,  Gabriola Island, BC:  New Society Publishers.

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Heinberg, Richard (2011),  The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality,  Gabriola Island, BC:  New Society Publishers.

Hopkins, Rob (2011), The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times, White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Ikerd, John (2005),  Sustainable Capitalism: A Matter of Common Sense,  Bloomfield:  Kumarian Press, Inc.

Jackson, Tim (2009),  Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet,  Washington, D.C.:  Earthscan.

Jacobs, Jane ((2005),  Dark Age Ahead,  Toronto:  Vintage Canada.

Korten, David (2006),  The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community,  San Francisco:  Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

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World Commission on Environment and Development (1987), Our Common Future,  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

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Yavlinsky, Grigory, (2o11), Realeconomik: The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Next One),  New Haven: Yale University Press.

Yergin, Daniel, (2011), The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, New York: The Penguin Press.

2 Responses to References

  1. Debbie Kemp says:

    What a great reading list thank you Des

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