Sustainability Recommendations

Boerieke, Arthur and Barry Shapiro. 1981. Handmade homes: the natural way to build houses. Delacorte Press, NY. 126 pp.

Brown, Lester R. 2006. Plan B 2.0: rescuing a planet under stress and a civilization in trouble. W.W. Norton & Company. 365 pp.

Brown, Lester R. 2009. Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to save civilization. W.W. Norton & Company, NY. 368 pp.

Brown, Lester R. 2011. World on the edge: how to prevent environmental and economic collapse. W.W. Norton & company, NY. 238 pp.

Hunter, J. Robert. 1997. Simple things won’t save the earth. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX. 201 pp.

Kains, M.G. 1973. Five acres and independence: a handbook for small farm management. Dover Publications, NY. 397 pp.

Mastry, Lisa, (Ed.).  2014.  State of the world 2014: Governing for sustainability.  The World Watch Institute, Island Press, Washington,  320 pp.

Miller, Robert E.  2014.  Poverty as my teacher: learning to create sustainable family communities.  Our Family Orphan Communities, Inc., Conifier, CO.

Prugh, Tom and Michael Renner et al.  2014.  State of the World: Governing for sustainability.  Worldwatch Institute, Island Press, Washington, D.C.  320 pp.

Reynolds, Michael. 1990. Earthships Vol I. How to build your own. Solar Survival Press. Taos, NM. 229 pp.

Reynolds, Michael. 1990. Earthships Vol II. Systems and components. Solar Survival Press. Taos, NM. 251 pp.

Reynolds, Michael. 1993. Earthships Vol III. Evolution beyond economics. Solar Survival Press. Taos, NM. 244 pp.

Reynolds, Michael. 2000. Comfort in any climate. Solar Survival Press. Taos, NM. 72 pp.

Reynolds, Michael. 2008. Journey Part I: Earthships Biotecture. Taos, NM. 227 pp.

Sachs, Jeffery D.  2015. The Age of Sustainable Development, Columbia University Press, New York.  544 pp.

Seymour, John and Will Sutherland. 2009. The self-sufficient life and how to live it: the complete back-to-basics guide. DK Publishing, NY. 408 pp.

Shuman, Michael H. 2000. Going locar: g=creating self-reliant communities in a global age. Routledge, NY. 318 pp.

Worldwatch Institute. 2011. State of the world: innovations that nourish the planet. W.W. Norton & Company, NY. 237 pp.

Worldwatch Institute.  2013.  State of the world 2013:  Is sustainability still possible?  Island Press, Washington.  441 pp.

Worldwatch Institute. 2015. State of the World 2015: Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability, Island Press, Washington.  184 pp.