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Beyond Growth by Herman E. Daly
"Discussion of "growth" and alternatives to the "GNP" index to measure economic well-being. Daly talks about environmental capital, unhealthy economic growth/spending, and challenges the sacred cow of "growth" itself, as it is currently seen by mai..." Read more of this review »
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Beyond Growth by Herman E. Daly
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Visionary economics that probably aren't taken seriously. Ex-World Bank economist Herman Daly makes newer arguments for Sustainable (Steady-State) economics, that he has been making since the early 70's. The tragic flaw in current economic theory is ...more
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Water by Alice Outwater
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A very informative history, if not strictly academic, of profound changes to watersheds in the U.S., and an interesting narrative tour of a modern urban water treatment facility and typical urban water cycle. These are relatively recent developments, ...more
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Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick Nash
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The scholarship seems slightly arbitrary at times, and seems like a bit of a reach at first, but the reality of the main ideas is undeniable. It shows the enormity of what is often passed over as a small or relatively boutique subject.
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