The post carbon reader : managing the 21st century's sustainability crises /Published by : Watershed Media | Post Carbon Institute | Distributed by the University of California Press (Healdsburg, Calif. | Santa Rosa, Calif. | Berkeley, Calif.) Physical details: xxiii, 523 p. ill. 23 cm ISBN:9780970950062; 0970950063.
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Foreword / Asher Miller -- Preface / Daniel Lerch -- Beyond the limits to growth / Richard Heinberg -- What is sustainability? / Richard Heinberg -- Thinking "resilience" / William E. Rees -- A new world / Bill McKibben -- The international response to climate change / Richard Douthwaite -- The ecological deficit : creating a new political framework / David Orr -- Water : adapting to a new normal / Sandra Postel -- Peak nature? / Stephanie Mills -- Getting fossil fuels off the plate / Michael Bomford -- Takling the oldest environmental problem : agriculture and its impact on soil / Wes Jackson -- Growing community food systems / Erika Allen -- Population : the multiplier of everything else / William N. Ryerson -- Dangerously addictive : why we are biologically ill-suited to the riches of modern America / Peter C. Whybrow -- Remapping relationships : humans in nature / Gloria Flora -- The human nature of unsustainability / William E. Rees -- Making sense of peak oil and energy uncertainty / Daniel Lerch -- Hydrocarbons in North America / J. David Hughes -- Nine challenges of alternative energy / David Fridley -- Peak oil and the great recession / Tom Whipple -- Ecological economics / Joshua Farley -- Money and energy / Richard Douthwaite -- The competitiveness of local living economies / Michael H. Shuman -- The death of sprawl : designing urban resilience for the twenty-first-century resource and climate crises / Warren Karlenzig -- Smart decline in post-carbon cities : the Buffalo Commons meets Buffalo, New York / Deborah E. Popper and Frank J. Popper -- Toward zero-carbon buildings / Hillary Brown -- Local government in a time of peak oil and climate change / John Kaufmann -- Transportation in the post-carbon world / Richard Gilbert and Anthony Perl -- Climate change, peak oil, and the end of waste / Bill Sheehan and Helen Spiegelman -- Human health and well-being in an era of energy scarcity and climate change / Cindy L. Parker and Brian S. Schwartz -- Smart by
nature : schooling for sustainability / Michael K. Stone and Zenobia Barlow -- Community colleges : a vital resource for education in the post-carbon era / Nancy Lee Wood -- Personal preparation / Chris Martenson -- What can communities do? / Rob Hopkins -- What now? : the path forward begins with one step / Asher Miller