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: Our Way Into the Future. New York, NY: Bell Tower.

Boulding, K. E. (1966). The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth. Environmental Quality Issues in a Growing Economy. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Brown, P. G., & Timmerman, P. (Eds.). (2015). Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An Emerging Paradigm.New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Crutzen, P.J. and Stoermer, E.F. (2000) The “Anthropocene”. Global Change Newsletter, 41, 17. 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. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press.

Goodenough, U., & Deacon, T. W. (2008). The Sacred Emergence of Nature. Biology Faculty Publications & Presentations. Paper 67.

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. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press

Raworth, K. (2017). Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Schmidt, J. J., Brown, P. G., & Orr, C. J. (2016). Ethics in the Anthropocene: A research agenda. The Anthropocene Review 3(3), 188–200.

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), 1259855-1-1259855-10.

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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