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Webinar: The Power of Conflict for Building Connection and Community

Created by Ma’ikwe Ludwig, Alyson Ewald, Jacob Corvidae

If you cannot work with conflict, then you probably cannot create a sustainable town. Conflict is one of the most essential sustainability skills, and will serve you in every walk of life.
conflict management
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Born on Third Base

A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good
alternative economics
economic inequality

Jumbo Wild

JUMBO WILD highlights the 25-year battle in Canada's iconic Jumbo Valley between the developers of a large ski resort and conservationists, backcountry skiers and First Nations, who revere it as home of the grizzly bear spirit.
wilderness conservation

Dark Age America: Climate Change, Cultural Collapse, and the Hard Future Ahead

In many ways, this is John Michael Greer's most uncompromising work, though by no means without hope to offer. Knowing where we're headed collectively is a crucial step in responding constructively to the challenges of the future and doing what …
environmental collapse
system collapse

From Cows to Concrete: The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles

As Americans connect with gardens, farmers markets, and urban farms, most are unaware that each of these activities have deep roots in Los Angeles, and that the healthy food they savor literally had its roots in L.A. This book is for all who …
urban agriculture

Building Community Capacity for Energy Democracy Strategy Deck

This Deck of Strategies for Building Community Capacity for Energy Democracy is an attractive collection of ideas and models for making our local energy economies greener and more socially just …
Energy conservation
energy democracy

Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World

Animated by stories from around the globe, Water In Plain Sight is an inspiring reminder that fixing the future of our drying planet involves understanding what makes natural systems thrive.
Water Supplies
water scarcity

Extinction: A Radical History

Extinction, Dawson argues, cannot be understood in isolation from a critique of our economic system. To achieve this we need to transgress the boundaries between science, environmentalism and radical politics. Extinction: A Radical History …
mass extinction

Directing the Power of Conscious Feelings

Inner resilience includes making intelligent use of your personal energy resources, your feelings, by applying the startling distinctions and practices in this powerful handbook.
Culture & Behavior

Love & Solidarity: James Lawson & Nonviolence In The Search For Workers' Rights

An exploration of nonviolence and organizing through the life and teachings of Rev. James Lawson.

Ecovillage Pioneers – A Journey Into Low-Impact Living

Take a journey following the pioneers of low impact living as a young mother journeys through Australia, Spain, the UK, and Ireland, in search of a more sustainable way of life.

Seeing Wetiko

Wetiko is an Algonquin word for a cannibalistic spirit or thought-form driven by greed, excess and selfish consumption. It deludes it host into believing that consuming the life force of others for self-aggrandizement or profit is a logical and …

Waking the Frog: Solutions for our Climate Change Paralysis

Waking the Frog is as much about solutions as it is an account of our present paralysis. Our ingenuity, technology, capital, and policy can work together to turn down the heat and at the same time enable the largest economic opportunity of the …
climate change

Transitions towards New Economies?: A Transformative Social Innovation Perspective

This paper highlights four prominent strands of new economy thinking in state-of-the-art discussions: degrowth, collaborative economy, solidarity economy, and social entrepreneurship. Taking a perspective of transformative social innovation, the …
alternative economics

The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945

The Earth has entered a new age—the Anthropocene—in which humans are the most powerful influence on global ecology. Since the mid-twentieth century, the accelerating pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth …
Fossil Fuels
climate change

Unseen City

The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness.
connection to nature

Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition

Climate change is the greatest challenge that the world has ever faced. In this groundbreaking book, Alastair McIntosh summarises the science of what is happening to the planet – both globally and using Scotland as a local case study.
climate change

E.O. Wilson—Of Ants and Men

EO Wilson- Of Ants and Men is a two-hour film about the life and extraordinary scientific odyssey of one of America’s greatest living thinkers, E.O Wilson.

Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It

Lean Logic is David Fleming’s masterpiece, the product of more than thirty years’ work and a testament to the creative brilliance of one of Britain’s most important intellectuals. A dictionary unlike any other, it leads readers …
Culture & Behavior

Soil and Soul: People versus Corporate Power

In this powerful and provocative book, Scottish writer and campaigner Alastair McIntosh shows how it is still possible for individuals and communities to take on the might of corporate power and emerge victorious.
buildilng resilient communities

Food Worth Fighting For

This book takes a look at some of the food riots of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and other food related social conflict in the UK and tells the story of those involved. Using words and verse from contemporary broadside ballads and folk …
Culture & Behavior
food justice
sustainable food movement