Reading list

If you would like to get a taste of what we read at E4A, here are a few examples:


Berry, T. (1999). The great work (p. 16). New York.

Boulding, K. E. (1966). The economics of the coming spaceship earth. Environmental Quality Issues in a Growing Economy.

Brown, P. G., & Timmerman, P. (Eds.). (2015). Ecological economics for the anthropocene: An
emerging paradigm. Columbia University Press.

Crutzen, P. J., & Stoermer, E. F. (2000). The “Anthropocene.” Global Change Newsletter 41, 17–18.
International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP) .

Daly, H. E., & Cobb, J. B. (1994). For the common good: Redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future (No. 73). Beacon Press.

Goodenough, U., & Deacon, T. W. (2008). The sacred emergence of nature.

Leduc, M., Matthews, H. D., & de Elía, R. (2016). Regional estimates of the transient climate response to cumulative CO2 emissions. Nature Climate Change, 6(5), 474-478.

Monastersky, R. (2015). Anthropocene: The human age. Nature, 519 (7542), 144–147.

Orr, D.(1991) What is education for?: Six myths about the foundations of modern education and six new principles to replace them. In Context: A Quarterly of Humane Sustainable Culture, 27, 59-64.

Polanyi, K. (1944). The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Vision of Our Time.

Raworth, K. (2017). Doughnut economics. Seven ways to think like a 21st-century economist.
Cornerstone, New Orleans. Google Scholar.

Schmidt, J. J., Brown, P. G., & Orr, C. J. (2016). Ethics in the Anthropocene: A research agenda. The
Anthropocene Review, 2053019616662052.

Spash, C. L. (2015). The Dying Planet Index: Life, Death and Man’s Domination of Nature.
Environmental Values, 24 (1), 1–7.

Steffen, W., Richardson, K., Rockström, J., Cornell, S. E., Fetzer, I., Bennett, E. M., … & Folke, C.
(2015). Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet. Science,
347(6223), 1259855.

Victor, P. A. (2010). Ecological economics and economic growth. Annals of the new York Academy of
Sciences, 1185(1), 237-245.


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