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.

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming
The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis
Ideias para adiar o fim do mundo
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
The Anthropocene Reviewed
Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal
Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways To Make Nature More Visible
Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal
The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Silent Spring
The Ecology of Commerce
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
Natural Capitalism
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste
The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and our Health—and a Vision for Change
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara KingsolverThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonCradle to Cradle by William McDonough
Best Sustainability Nonfiction
358 books — 301 voters
Designing Your Life by Bill BurnettThe Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition by Paul HawkenMore Than Money by Mark AlbionSustainable Excellence by Aron CramerPassion at Work by Lawler Kang
Careers in Sustainability
14 books — 2 voters



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Susan Freinkel
Manufacturers have long chosen plastic for their products on the basis of price and functionality., But creating a more sustainable relationship with plastics will require a new dexterity on our part. It will require us to think about the entire life cycle of the products we create and use.
Susan Freinkel, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.
Albert A. Bartlett

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