On Sustainability


General Information
Main page
Some articles
Some books
Some organizations
Some people
Some events
Some useful web pages
Topics
Energy
UN and sustainability
Universities and sustainability
Sustainable architecture
Transforming transportation
Transforming economies and societies
Presentations
EarthStock Lecture
Mackay Centennial Lecture


Some books I came across ...

  • Edwards, A. S., 2005: The Sustainability Revolution - portrait of a pardigm shift. New Society Publishers, Canada, 206 pages.

  • Esty, D., Winston A. S., 2006: Green to Gold - How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage. Yale University Press, New Haven, London, 366 pages.

  • Hawken, P., 2007: Blessed Unrest - How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw it Comming. Viking, 342 pages.

  • Hawken, P., Lovins, A. and Lovins, L. H., 2008: Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution.

    "IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT A WORLD WHERE CITIES HAVE BECOME PEACEFUL and serene because cars and buses are whisper quiet, vehicles exhaust only water vapor, ..." Key Phrases: radical resource productivity, design mentality, natural capitalism, United States, New York, Los Angeles.

  • McDonough, W., Braungart, M., 2002. Cradle to cradle - Remaking the Way we Make Things. North Point Press, New York, 193 pages.

  • Ray-Jones, A. (ed.), 2000. Sustainable Architecture in Japan - The Green Buildings of Nikken Sekkei. Wiley-Academy, 225 pages.
  • Taylor, G., 2008. Evolutions Edge - The Coming Collapse and Transformation of our World. New Society Publishers, Canada, 306 pages.

  • United Nations Development Programme, 2008. The UNDP Development report 2006/2007. United Nations. http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2007-2008/.