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Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents

Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents

Dissimulating the Sustainable City

In contemporary Western society, urban development is regarded as an unfortunate blight from which nature provides a much-needed respite. This apparent dichotomy ignores the interdependence between human settlement and the natural world. In fact, …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Less is More

Less is More

Embracing Simplicity for a Healthy Planet, a Caring Economy and Lasting Happiness

Our obsessive pursuit of wealth isn't working -- people are afraid and anxious; we're destroying the planet, undermining happiness, and clinging to an unsustainable economy.

But there's another way. Less can be More. Throughout history wise people …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Life Rules (EPUB)

Life Rules (EPUB)

Nature's Blueprint for Surviving Economic and Environmental Collapse

Corporate capitalism has ravaged the planet the way HIV ravages the human body, triggering a Critical Mass of cascading environmental, economic, social and political crises. Economic and climate instability, collapsing ecosystems, peak fossil fuels …

Life Rules (PDF)

Life Rules (PDF)

Nature's Blueprint for Surviving Economic and Environmental Collapse

Corporate capitalism has ravaged the planet the way HIV ravages the human body, triggering a Critical Mass of cascading environmental, economic, social and political crises. Economic and climate instability, collapsing ecosystems, peak fossil fuels …

Life, Money and Illusion

Life, Money and Illusion

Living on Earth as if we want to stay

In recent years, unchecked growth has brought us to the brink of economic and environmental collapse. Life, Money and Illusion was inspired by the dilemma of having an economic structure that has to grow to remain healthy, while facing the finite …

related subjects: New Economies
Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold

The Lore and Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

Nitrogen pollution of lakes, rivers and oceans by human urine is a growing problem. Liquid Gold shows how urine can safely be used to grow food, fuel, fiber and beautiful landscapes while protecting the environment and providing free and safe …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Living Green (PDF)

Living Green (PDF)

Communities that Sustain

Social issues are, and need to be, a central part of environmental and economic sustainability efforts. Using stories of extraordinary communities across North America, Living Green showcases the social side of living green.

The book features …

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Living in the Shadow of the Cross

Living in the Shadow of the Cross

Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

related subjects: Social Responsibility