Small is Beautiful in the 21st Century

The particular contribution of Fritz Schumacher was to bring a profound wisdom and humanity to bear on the practical challenges of our time, and the Briefing both illuminates Schumacher’s thinking and shows the ways in which each of us can help to turn our present crisis into the opportunity to build a more kind, just and ecologically sustainable society.

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9781900322751 | Published: October 2011 | Green Books


The Biochar Debate

The Biochar Debate sets out experimental and scientific aspects of biochar's potential to aleviate global warming. It concludes with suggestions for how any individual can make our contribution to saving the planet.

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9781900322676 | Published: November 2009 | Green Books


Rekindling Community

Unless humanity learns how to rekindle community, all other efforts will wither on the vine. This timely new Schumacher Briefing explores three integrated pillars of community: with one another; with the natural environment; and with the spiritual ground of all being.

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9781900322386 | Published: September 2008 | Green Books


Ecovillages

This Briefing describes the history and potential of the ecovillage movement – local communities which aim to minimise their ecological impact while maximising human wellbeing and happiness.

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9781903998779 | Published: June 2006 | Green Books


The Natural Step

David Cook tells the story of The Natural Step framework for sustainability's evolution  and provides an overview of the TNS framework.

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9781903998472 | Published: October 2004 | Green Books


Gaian Democracies

This book describes the operational and ideological components of the Global Monetocracy and a very different moral, ecological and ‘soft-systems’ approach through which a global network of Gaian Democracies could achieve very different aims.

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9781903998281 | Published: March 2003 | Green Books


Bioregional Solutions

Shows how we can meet more of our material needs from local renewable and waste resources. Outlines the theoretical framework of bioregional development and the award winning practical solutions that BioRegional have developed with industry partners.

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9781903998076 | Published: July 2002 | Green Books


The Roots of Health

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has a central part to play in the future of health care, in the maintaining and creating health.

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9781903998052 | Published: October 2001 | Green Books


Sustainable Education

This Briefing shows how a systemic change of educational culture towards the realization of human potential and the interdependence of social, economic and ecological wellbeing— can lead to transformative learning.

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9781870098991 | Published: April 2001 | Green Books


Contraction and Convergence

The C&C framework, which was been pioneered and advocated by GCI at the United Nations throughout the 1990s, is the most widely supported framework proposal in the global debate on what to do about climate change.

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9781870098946 | Published: December 2000 | Green Books


The Ecology of Health

In this Briefing Robin Stott proposes solutions to the key problems that beset our present health system. He argues that if we are to develop a true public health service rather than a 'disease service', we must make radical changes to the decision-making processes.

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9781870098809 | Published: February 2000 | Green Books


The Ecology of Money

In this Schumacher Briefing, Richard Douthwaite argues that just as different insects and animals have different effects on human society and the natural world, money has different effects according to its origins and purposes.

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9781870098816 | Published: February 2000 | Green Books


Creating Sustainable Cities

Creating cities of cultural vigour and physical beauty that are also sustainable in economic and environmental terms.

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9781870098779 | Published: August 1999 | Green Books


Transforming Economic Life

Outlines measures for building a healthier and more equal world and identifies key ways in which people can work together to transform economics.

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9781870098724 | Published: August 1998 | Green Books