Our Blog | May 2013

Authors of "Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents" Speak at CNU21

by: EJ on 05/31/2013
Posted in: New Books

Emily Talen and Andres Duany, authors of Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents: Dissimulating the Sustainable City, launched their book at this week's 21st Congress for the New Urbanism.

New Urbanism is the movement dedicated to the restoration of existing urban centers, the reconfiguration of formless sprawl into real neighborhoods and diverse …

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First Mother Earth News Fair of the Year This Weekend at Puyallup

by: EJ on 05/29/2013
Posted in: Author Events

New Society staff and authors are all set to hit the road to Washington this weekend for the 2013 Mother Earth News Fair at the Puyallup Fairgrounds, Washington. The Mother Earth News Fairs are fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle events that feature dozens of practical, hands-on demonstrations of sustainable living. 

This year's New …

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The Five Stages of Collapse - What are they and what can you do about them?

by: EJ on 05/15/2013
Posted in: New Books

Dmitry Orlov's long awaited, The Five Stages of Collapse: Survivors' Toolkit is now off press.  Note the position of the apostrophe - Survivors', a toolkit for more than one.  Personally, I would like to be in that number, so Dmitry's advice is very welcome.

 

Image by AZRainman.com

In The Five …

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Guest Post - Brian Czech - Supply Shock

by: EJ on 05/06/2013
Posted in: New Books

Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution by Brian Czech is now off press.  This refreshingly accessible, comprehensive critique of economic growth presents a compelling alternative to perpetual economic growth.  Brian Czech is the founder of Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE), the …

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