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The Ecotechnic Future

The Ecotechnic Future

Envisioning a Post-Peak World

In response to the coming impact of peak oil, John Michael Greer helps us envision the transition from an industrial society to a sustainable ecotechnic world - not returning to the past, but creating a society that supports relatively advanced …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Ecothrifty

Ecothrifty

Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without - our grandmothers knew the importance of responsible, thrifty choices. But somewhere along the way we succumbed to the belief that we can get everything for next to nothing, have it shipped halfway …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
EcoVillage at Ithaca

EcoVillage at Ithaca

Pioneering a Sustainable Culture

In a world filled with stories of environmental devastation and social dysfunction, EcoVillage at Ithaca is a refreshing and hopeful look at a modern-day village that is taking an integrated approach to addressing these problems.

This book tells the …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Educating for Action

Educating for Action

Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless effort, but new activists may not know where to begin, while more experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued. The task of constructing a new society free from oppression and inequality can be …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Electric Water (PDF)

Electric Water (PDF)

The Emerging Revolution in Water and Energy

What if it were possible to combine energy and water in a way that would contribute to the reversal of global warming and the restoration of the planet? What if it were possible to have a better quality of life, without having to give anything up? …

related subjects: Energy
Elegant Simplicity

Elegant Simplicity

The Art of Living Well

Consumerism drives the pursuit of happiness in much of the world, yet as wealth grows unhappiness abounds, compounded by the grave problems of climate change, pollution, and ecological degradation. We've now reached both an environmental and …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
The Emergent Agriculture

The 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 each year, exacerbating climate change and threatening …

The Empowerment Manual

The Empowerment Manual

A Guide for Collaborative Groups

A Transition Town group involved in preparations for peak oil and climate change; an intentional community, founded with the highest ideals; a nonprofit dedicated to social change — millions of such voluntary groups exist around the world. These …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership