There are entrepreneurs who are solving some of the world’s most pressing economic, social, and environmental problems. John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan introduce some of them in this book and tell their stories.
How can we manage to simultaneously create a positive future for humanity and for our planet? Johan Rockström addresses this challenge in his book. He shows the possibilities of a future of human prosperity within the boundaries of the planet.
This book provides a practical approach to ensuring that not only the projects are managed sustainably, but also the products the project delivers are sustainable.
Patagonia Inc. is one of the most respected and environmentally conscious companies in the world. Its founder, Yvon Choingard, is an outdoor enthusiast, businessman and environmentalist and has turned his philosophy of life into a successful vision for his company.
“Efficiency is better than its reputation.” The book Factor Five shows how technical innovations can help to drastically reduce our consumption of resources.
Published in 1962, Rachel Carson‘s Silent Spring is one of the most effective books ever written about the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. It is now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.
This book is a reader-friendly introduction to energy breakthroughs, their politics and implications. It takes you on a journey through the world of tomorrow and allows a look at novel magnetic motors, zero point energy, water as fuel, and many other new paradigms for pollution-free energy technologies.
The Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle. The Book takes the original premise and expands it into almost every aspect of the built and designed environment.
In this provocative and visionary book, authors McDonough and Braungart challenge the belief that human industry must damage the natural world and ask why not to take nature itself as our model for making things.
“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher ‘standard of living’ is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free.”