Sustainability

In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes.

The Ministry for the Future
How the World Really Works: A Scientist's Guide to Our Past, Present and Future
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
How to Blow Up a Pipeline
The Great Displacement: Climate Change and the Next American Migration
Wasteland: The Secret World of Waste and the Urgent Search for a Cleaner Future
Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives
The Climate Book: The Facts and the Solutions
The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future
L'incredibile viaggio delle piante
The World for Sale: Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
Silent Spring
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
Braiding Sweetgrass
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance
The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability
The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and our Health—and a Vision for Change
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

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Jonathan Safran Foer
It shouldn't be the consumer's responsibility to figure out what's cruel and what's kind, what's environmentally destructive and what's sustainable. Cruel and destructive food products should be illegal. We don't need the option of buying children's toys made with lead paint, or aerosols with chlorofluorocarbons, or medicines with unlabeled side effects. And we don't need the option of buying factory-farmed animals. ...more
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Peter Joseph
Our entire system, in an economic sense, is based on restriction. Scarcity and inefficiency are the movers of money; the more there is of any resource the less you can charge for it. The more problems there are, the more opportunities there are to make money. This reality is a social disease, for people can actually gain off the misery of others and the destruction of the environment. Efficiency, abundance and sustainability are enemies of our economic structure, for they are inverse to the mec ...more
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