Recommended Books
Transition to a Sustainable future - updated 12 May 2019   Return to Index

‘A Pattern Language: Towns Buildings Construction’ by Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, and Murray Silverstein, 1977 - Amazon.com link here

'Apologies to the Grandchilren: Reflections on Our Ecological Predicament, Its Deeper Causes, and Its Political Consequences' by William Ophuls, 2018 - Amaxon.com link here

'Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming' edited by Paul Hawken - Amazon.com link here

'Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist' by Kate Raworth 2017 - Amazon.com link here

'Earth at a Crossroads: Paths to a Sustainable Future' by Hartmut Bossel, 1998 - Amazon.com link here

Ekistics: An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlement’ by Constantinos A. Doxiadis, 1968. - Provides an excellent taxonomic system and history of the development of human settlements, but has a fatally flawed vision of a global Ecumenopolis - Amazon.com link here  

'Energy Analysis for a Sustainable Future: Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism' by by Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, and Alevgül H. Şorman
, 2013 - Amazon.com link here

‘Fleeing Vesuvius: Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse’ edited by Richard Douthwaite and Gillian Fallon, 2011 - Amazon.com link here

'Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning' by George Monbiot, 2007 - Amazon.com link here

'Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution' by Paul Hawken and L. Hunter Lovins - Amazon.com link here

'Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy' by David Fleming (edited by Shaun Chamberlin), 2016 - Amazon.com link here

'The Future is Not What it Used to Be: Climate Change and Energy Scarcity' by Jorg Friedrichs, 2013 - Amazon.com link here
'The Knowledge: How ro Rebuild Our World After An Apocalypse' by Lewis Dartnell, 2014 - Amazon.com link here

'The SIMPOL solution: Solving Global Problems Could Be Easier Than We Think' by John Bunzl and Nick Duffell, 2018 - Amazon.com link here

‘The Transition Timeline: For a Local, Resilient Future’ by Shaun Chamberlin, 2009 - Amazon.com link here

‘The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilisation’ by Thomas Homer-Dixon, 2006 - Amazon.com link here

'The World Without Us' by Alan Weisman, 2007 - Amazon.com link here


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