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Environmental Justice Intro, Spring 2008 Social Justice Conference PPT

Emergence of Sustainable Technologies PPT

Emergent Systems http://www.emergentsystems.com

Sustainability Institute
http://www.sustainer.org/

Biomimicry (Janine Benyus)
http://www.biomimicry.net

Pax Scientific
http://www.paxscientific.com

Cradle-to-Cradle Design (McDonough & Braungart)
http://www.mbdc.com/c2c_home.htm

Herman Miller Mirra Chair
http://www.officedesigns.com/mirrachair.html

Steelcase Think Chair
http://www.steelcase.com/na/products.aspx?f=11845#

Interface Flooring Systems (Entropy Carpets)
http://www.interfaceflooring.com/products/sustainability/entropy.html

Ocean Arks International (Nancy Jack Todd & John Todd – Living Machines)
http://www.oceanarks.org

ZERI: Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives (Gunter Pauli)
http://www.zeri.org

Gaviotas: It Takes a Village to Save the World
http://mingo.info-science.uiowa.edu/~winter/index.html

Friends of Gaviotas
http://www.friendsofgaviotas.org

Apollo Alliance (10 years to US independence from oil imports)
http://www.apolloalliance.org

Bioneers (annual gathering for “visionary and practical solutions for restoring the earth”) http://www.bioneers.org

Rocky Mountain Institute (Amory Lovins)
http://www.rmi.org

Global Ideas Bank (a place to share ideas for social innovations)
http://www.globalideasbank.org

WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future
http://www.worldchanging.com/

A recent article about constructal theory and how biology can improve models for flow in engineering practice: "Going with the Flow" R. Bliwise, Duke Magazine Sept-Oct 2007

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activism | bikes | climate change | community | design | development | education | energy | environment | future | policy | technology | transportation | urban

Slideshow and Species Card Photos

Erik Peterson, Michelle Y. Merrill, Gary Merrill, pdphoto.org

Life: A Journey Through Time (included in "From Sumatra to Santa Cruz: Fathoming the heart of sustainability", 17 October 2007 presentation)

Password Protected Powerpoint shows:

Environmental Justice Intro, Spring 2008 Social Justice Conference PPT

Emergence of Sustainable Technologies PPT

Benyus J. 1997. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. New York: HarperCollins Publishers Inc.

Brown LR. 2003. Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble. New York: W.W. Norton & Company

Eisler R. 2007. The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics. Berrett-Koehler ISBN#781576753880

Gunderson LH, Holling CS (eds).  2002.  Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems.  Washington, DC: Island Press

Harding, S. 2006. Animate Earth: Science, Intuition and Gaia. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Co.

Hawken P. 2007. Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming. Viking ISBN#9780670038527

Jones V. 2008. The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems. HarperCollins ISBN#9780061350758

Kelly E. 2006. Powerful Times: Rising to the Challenge of Our Uncertain World. Wharton ISBN#0131855204

Kiuchi T, Shireman B. 2002.  What We Learned in the Rainforest: Business Lessons from Nature.  San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Kunstler JH. 2006. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century. Grove/Atlantic ISBN#9780802142498

Macy J, Brown MY. 1998. Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World.  Stony Creek CT: New Society Publishers

McDonough W, Braungart M. 2002. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. New York: North Point Press

McKibben B. 2007. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. Times Books ISBN#9780805076264

Orr DW. 1994. Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect. Washington, DC: Island Press

Pauli G. 2004. 'Out of the Box' ZERI Management Stories. Observatory, S. Africa: Future Managers (Pty) Ltd.

Pauli G. 1998. Upsizing: The Road to Zero Emissions, More Jobs, More Income and No Pollution. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing

Stephen, A (ed). 2006. WorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century. New York: Abrams ISBN#9780810930957

Stone, M, Barlow, Z (eds). 2005. Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books

Todd NJ, Todd J. 1993. From Eco-Cities to Living Machines. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books

Weisman A. 1998. Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

 

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My Top 7 Outside Sustainability Links:

  1. WorldChanging
  2. Grist
  3. WiserEarth
  4. Apollo Alliance
  5. Biomimicry
  6. Bioneers
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