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Dancing with the Tiger (PDF)

Dancing with the Tiger (PDF)

Learning Sustainability Step by Natural Step

Making social and ecological change happen is not easy. At both the planetary and organizational levels, it is a dance that is fraught with danger for both the change agents themselves and their organizations. It is like dancing with a tiger.

For …

Dark Age America

Dark Age America

Climate Change, Cultural Collapse, and the Hard Future Ahead

After decades of missed opportunities, the door to a sustainable future has closed, and the future we face now is one in which today's industrial civilization unravels in the face of uncontrolled climate change and resource depletion.

What is the …

related subjects: Resilience
Decline and Fall

Decline and Fall

The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America

"Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world."

 

Although he was writing nearly a century ago, Yeats could just as easily be describing the United States today. The decline and fall of America's global empire is …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Depletion & Abundance

Depletion & Abundance

Life on the New Home Front

Climate change, peak oil and economic instability aren't just future social problems -- they jeopardize our homes and families right now. Our once-abundant food supply is being threatened by toxic chemical agriculture, rising food prices and crop …

related subjects: Resilience
Design for Water (EPUB)

Design for Water (EPUB)

Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment and Alternate Water Reuse

In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing …

Design for Water (PDF)

Design for Water (PDF)

Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment and Alternate Water Reuse

In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing …

Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis (PDF)

Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis (PDF)

Who Gets it, Who Profits, and How to Stop it

Type 2 diabetes is a social pandemic caused by toxic environments - high in stress and sugar, low in opportunities to exercise or feel good about yourself - and a lack of power. Millions are suffering and being blamed for it; communities devastated; …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
DIY Kombucha

DIY Kombucha

Sparkling Home Brew Made Easy

Since the relatively recent introduction of kombucha onto North American supermarket shelves, this healthy sparkling beverage has exploded in popularity. But can it be brewed at home, with the same tasty, healthy results?

With this straightforward, …

related subjects: Food & Gardening