Girardet delivers a gripping and human story of Afghanistan's resistance fighters, foreign invaders, mercenaries, spies, aid workers and Islamic extremists who have defined Afghanistan’s last thirty years of war.
This 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.
A simple A-Z guide packed with tips for saving money on everything from credit cards to car boot sales and toys to travel - whether it is managing your mortgage or your mobile phone, finding freebies or creating different ways of having fun which cost pence rather than pounds.
A sympathetic biography of the author of "Small is Beautiful" and pioneering environmentalist, by his eldest daughter Barbara Wood, and with a foreword by Robert McCrum.
Wild Law fuses politics, legal theory, quantum physics and ancient wisdom into a fascinating story. It has been seminal in informing and inspiring the global movement to recognise rights for Nature.
Economics Unmasked presents a cogent critique of the dominant economic system, showing that the theoretical constructions of mainstream economics work mainly to bring about injustice.
This book outlines the foundations of a new economics – where justice, human dignity, compassion and reverence for life are the guiding values.
Fleeing Vesuvius discusses the economic changes needed to cope with the current financial crisis and how we must develop self-reliant local communities for the future.
Living Above the Store - Building a Business That Creates Value, Inspires Change, and Restores Land and CommunityBy Martin Melaver
Provides a roadmap for creating sustainable businesses that strive to restore the communities and environments in which they operate.
An inspiring yet practical new book, Local Money helps you understand what money is and what makes good and bad money. It draws on the considerable track record of experimentation with local money around the world and gives ideas to those in the Transition movement and beyond about what has been tried, what works, and what to avoid.
Money and Soul opens up new methods of looking at, thinking about and using money. It points to a future where our ideas about money will be greatly epxanded, and there will be different kinds of money, with different social purposes, in circulation.
Describes what our actions are doing to the very things on Earth that we depend on for survival, at scales that we rarely contemplate. It arms us with the tools to free us from the culture that has blinded us for centuries, and which will allow us to live lives that will give the Earth, and ourselves, a future.
Increasingly, products on American shelves are equated with serious health hazards, hazards that the European Union is legislating out of existence in its powerful trading bloc, a lead that even China is beginning to follow. Schapiro illustrates how the blowback from weak regulation in the USA carries an economic, as well as environmental, price.
9781603580588 | Published: January 2009
Published: January 2009 | Chelsea Green Publishing
Show how the world's economic elites, who continue to benefit by plundering the environment, have access to 'lifeboats' that insulate them from the resulting catastrophes.
A guide for communities to face the challenges of climate change and begin their 'energy descent'. The argument that 'small is inevitable' is upbeat and positive and utterly convincing.
Mad Sheep is the account of one familyís struggle against a bullying and corrupt government agency
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- The Hempcrete Book - Designing and building with hemp-lime
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds