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The Top 50 Sustainability Books
This unique title draws together in one volume some of the best thinking to date on the pressing social and environmental challenges we face as a society. These are the Top 50 Sustainability Books as voted for by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership's alumni network of over 3,000 senior leaders from around the world. In addition to profiles of all 50 titles, many of the authors share their most recent reflections on the state of the world and the ongoing attempts by business, government and civil society to create a more sustainable future. Many of these authors have become household names in the environmental, social and economic justice movements -- from Rachel Carson, Ralph Nader and E.F. Schumacher to Vandana Shiva, Muhammad Yunus and Al Gore. Others, such as Aldo Leopold, Thomas Berry and Manfred Max-Neef, are relatively undiscovered gems, whose work should be much more widely known.

Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary Material
pp. i-ix(9)
Author: Visser, Wayne

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Free Content Introduction
pp. 8-9(2)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Courtice, Polly

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A Sand County Almanac
pp. 10-13(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Leopold, Aldo

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Silent Spring
pp. 14-17(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Carson, Rachel

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Unsafe at Any Speed
pp. 18-21(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Nader, Ralph

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The Population Bomb
pp. 22-26(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Ehrlich, Paul L.

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Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
pp. 27-30(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Fuller, R. Buckminster

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The Limits to Growth
pp. 31-37(7)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Meadows, Donella H.; Meadows, Dennis L.; Randers, Jørgen; Behrens III, William W.

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Small is Beautiful
pp. 38-41(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Schumacher, E.F.

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Gaia
pp. 42-46(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Lovelock, James

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The Turning Point
pp. 47-51(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Capra, Fritjof

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The Dream of the Earth
pp. 56-59(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Berry, Thomas

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A Fate Worse Than Debt
pp. 60-64(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; George, Susan

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Staying Alive
pp. 65-69(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Shiva, Vandana

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Blueprint for a Green Economy
pp. 70-76(7)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Pearce, David; Markandya, Anil; Barbier, Edward B.

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For the Common Good
pp. 77-81(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Daly, Herman; Cobb, John B.

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Human Scale Development
pp. 82-86(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Max-Neef, Manfred

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Changing Course
pp. 87-90(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Schmidheiny, Stephan; Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD)

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The Ecology of Commerce
pp. 91-94(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Hawken, Paul

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Maverick
pp. 95-98(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Semler, Ricardo

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When Corporations Rule the World
pp. 99-103(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Korten, David C.

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Biomimicry
pp. 104-107(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Benyus, Janine M.

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Cannibals with Forks
pp. 108-112(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Elkington, John

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The Hungry Spirit
pp. 113-117(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Handy, Charles

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Banker to the Poor
pp. 118-122(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Yunus, Muhammad

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The Crisis of Global Capitalism
pp. 123-126(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Soros, George

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Factor Four
pp. 127-134(8)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; von Weizsäcker, Ernst; Lovins, Amory B.; Lovins, L. Hunter

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False Dawn
pp. 135-138(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Gray, John

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Development as Freedom
pp. 139-142(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Sen, Amartya

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No Logo
pp. 143-146(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Klein, Naomi

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Natural Caitalism
pp. 147-153(7)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Hawken, Paul; Lovins, Amory B.; Lovins, L. Hunter

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Business as Unusual
pp. 154-157(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Roddick, Anita

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The Mystery of Capital
pp. 158-161(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; de Soto, Hernando

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The Civil Corporation
pp. 162-166(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Zadek, Simon

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Fast Food Nation
pp. 167-170(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Schlosser, Eric

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The Skeptical Environmentalist
pp. 171-175(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Lomborg, Bjørn

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Cradle to Cradle
pp. 176-181(6)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; McDonough, William; Braungart, Michael

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Globalization and its Discontents
pp. 182-186(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Stiglitz, Joseph E.

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The Corporation
pp. 187-191(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Bakan, Joel

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Presence
pp. 192-199(8)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Senge, Peter; Scharmer, C. Otto; Jaworski, Joseph; Flowers, Betty Sue

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The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid
pp. 200-203(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Prahalad, C.K.

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The River Runs Black
pp. 204-208(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Economy, Elizabeth C.

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Capitalism as if the World Matters
pp. 209-213(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Porritt, Jonathon

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Capitalism at the Crossroads
pp. 214-218(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Hart, Stuart L.

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Collapse
pp. 219-222(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Diamond, Jared

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The End of Poverty
pp. 223-227(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Sachs, Jeffrey D.

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The Chaos Point
pp. 228-232(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Laszlo, Ervin

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Heat
pp. 233-237(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Monbiot, George

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An Inconvenient Truth
pp. 238-241(4)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Gore, Al

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When the Rivers Run Dry
pp. 242-246(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Pearce, Fred

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The Economics of Climate Change
pp. 247-251(5)
Authors: Visser, Wayne; Stern, Nicholas

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Free Content Supplementary Material
pp. 252-258(7)
Author: Visser, Wayne

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