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Safe Trip to Eden: Ten Steps to Save Planet Earth from the Global Warming Meltdown. By David Steinman. Safe Trip to Eden draws the connection between personal health and a healthy environment and argues both that global warming is a greater threat to national security than terrorism and that a "sound environmental policy" will enhance our standing in the world and strengthen our economy. It explains how reliance on petroleum-based products and chemical pesticides impacts health, national security and the planet, and it provides clear, simple steps we can take to make responsible environmental choices. As Kindle | More… | David Steinman EcoSpeakers Info >>

Safety, Health, and Environmental Concepts for the Process Industry. By Michael Speegle. Covers the rapidly changing and often challenging safety and regulatory issues that every worker in the chemical processing industry should be familiar with, such as OSHA regulations. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a list of the key terms in that chapter and their definitions, a chapter summary, and review questions. Several appendices include reprints of important OSHA regulations. As Kindle | More...

Save Our Planet: 750 Everyday Ways You Can Help Clean Up the Earth. By Diane MacEachern. This guide offers simple suggestions on how to conserve the Earth's resources. It is divided into chapters corresponding to where we lead our lives. There is one chapter each for home, garden, garage, supermarket, school, office, and community. A section for renters and apartment dwellers has been included, as well as one on vacations that will give you – and the planet – a break. The Appendix lists additional books, catalogs, agencies, and organizations that you can join or from which you can get more information. More... | Diane MacEachern EcoSpeakers Info >>

Saving Cities Saving Money. By John Hart. Cities and towns, large and small, can extend resources, improve environmental quality, and save money all at the same time. More...

Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Substainable Global Economy. By Lester Brown, Christopher Flavin, and Sandra Postel. The authors of the highly acclaimed State of the World series elaborate on their vision of a global economy that does not destroy its own natural support systems. Authoritative yet extremely readable, this book addresses control of energy resources, population, poverty, transportation, taxes, and other issues necessary to create an environmentally sound global economy. More…

Scenario Planning Handbook: Developing Strategies in Uncertain Times. By Ian Wilson and Bill Ralston. This handbook for developing and using scenarios guides you step-by-step through the sequence and intricacies of a scenario project and subsequent strategic decision making. It discusses the uses and benefits of scenarios, what they are and are not, and when they are needed. In addition, it deals with the cultural and organizational changes that an organization must undertake to maximize the benefits of scenario-based planning. More...
Scenario Planning: The Link Between Future and Strategy. By Mats Lindgren and Hans Bandhold. This book uses examples and case studies to develop a new model for scenario planning that is closely integrated with strategy and innovation. More...
Scenario Planning: Managing for the Future. By Gill Ringland. Takes a conceptual rather than mathematical approach to scenario planning. It is a hands-on guide to help you use scenarios, not as predictions or forecasts, but as powerful tools to manage the uncertainties of the future. It includes many case studies, checklists, early indicators and examples. More...

Seeds of Another Summer. By Beth Powning. At once resonant and new, Seeds of Another Summer is a soulful exploration of the connection between humans and the earth, and of the everlasting search for the spirit of home in nature. More...

Seeds of Change: The Green Revolution and Development in the 1970's. By Lester Brown. The “Green Revolution” of the 1960s involved new seed varieties, new irrigation strategies, and greater use of fertilizers and pesticides. Brown details the Green Revolution's successes and shortcomings and predicts future developments (all from the perspective of 1970). More...

Setting the Stage for Sustainabilty: A Citizen's Handbook. By Chris Maser, Charles R. Beaton, and Kevin M. Smith. This invaluable text looks at resolving environmental conflicts through a "transformative" rather than a "problem-solving" approach. The transformative approach emphasizes the capacity of facilitation for personal growth, and it helps create a sense of "place" where it did not previously exist. The text analyzes good and bad institutionalized social patterns in an ecological sense. The authors explain that through positive thinking and the willingness to take risks, we can become creative forces in our communities and in the world. More… | Chris Maser EcoSpeakers Info >>

Shards & Circles: Artistic Adventures in Spirit and Ecology. By Daniel Dancer. As his stories unfold, Daniel Dancer reflects on spirituality, indigenous knowledge, quantum physics, psychology, and ecological principles. Humor, synchronicity, delight, and heartfelt struggle are all present in these tales. The result is a breath of wholeness, a gift for our apocalyptic times and for a culture that has forgotten its connection to nature. Entertaining, full of surprise at every turn, and beautifully illustrated, Shards & Circles helps map the way home to our authentic selves. More… | Daniel Dancer EcoSpeakers Info >>

Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle. By David Wann. In his bestseller Affluenza, Wann and his co-authors diagnosed the disease of over-consumption. In Simple Prosperity, he shows how we can overcome this disease by investing in “real wealth” sources. He draws on the latest research to document how social connections, good health, contact with nature, stimulating work, leisure time, and great neighborhoods represent our real wealth. By rethinking monster houses, excessive airplane travel, feedlot meat, and suburbs-without-stores, we can reduce our "ecological footprint." As Kindle | More… | David Wann EcoSpeakers Info >>

Sloane's New Bicycle Maintenance Manual. By Eugene A. Sloane. The most comprehensive guide to bicycle care and repair. With more than 250 photos, many detailing step-by-step processes, Sloane’s New Bicycle Maintenance Manual is a must for cyclists. As Kindle | More...

Smart Green: How to Implement Sustainable Business Practices in Any Industry - and Make Money. By Jonathan Estes. A book for entrepreneurs and anyone interested in business, the environment, and how they interact. It discusses building a strategic plan to achieve sustainability, the benefits of marketing green initiatives to customers, the key issues entrepreneurs will face in achieving sustainability, and how to lessen the tension and create cooperation between the business and environmental communities. As Kindle | More...

Social Change and Sustainable Transport. Edited by William R. Black and Peter Nijkamp. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines addresses important global transportation issues, including enviromental impacts, business and economic considerations, society's reliance on the automobile, and the effects of e-commerce and other new technologies. More...

Social Marketing: Influencing Behaviors for Good. By Nancy Lee and Philip Kotler. A valuable resource that uses concepts from commercial marketing to influence social action. Provides a solid foundation of fundamental marketing principles and techniques then expands on them to illustrate principles and techniques specific to practitioners and agencies with missions to enhance public health, prevent injuries, protect the environment, and motivate community involvement. More… | Nancy Lee EcoSpeakers Info >>

Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day. By Dave Evans. Demonstrates how to manage the details of starting a social media marketing campaign, and describes how you can track your results. Provides case studies, step-by-step guides, checklists, quizzes and hands-on tutorials to help you execute a social media marketing campaign in just one hour a day. Teaches how to integrate social media metrics with traditional media measurements and how to leverage blogs, RSS feeds, podcasts, and user-generated content sharing sites like YouTube. As Kindle | More...

The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling. By Dan Chiras. Passive solar heating and cooling can reduce or eliminate the need for fossil fuel. Yet while heat from sunlight and ventilation from breezes is free for the taking, few architects or builders really understand the principles involved. Now that energy efficiency has become standard, it is easier to create a comfortable and affordable passive solar house that will provide year-round comfort in any climate. This book explains how builders can succeed with solar designs and how ventilation and filtering techniques can complement solar strategies. As Kindle | More… | Dan Chiras EcoSpeakers Info >>

Sparing Nature: The Conflict between Human Population Growth and Earth's Biodiversity. By Jeffrey K. McKee. Explores the cause-and-effect relationship between human population growth and the mass extinction of countless species of plants and animals. It probes the past to find that humans and their ancestors have had negative impacts on species biodiversity for nearly two million years, and that extinction rates have accelerated since the origins of agriculture. Argues that the most effective measure to save Earth’s biodiversity is to slow population growth. As Kindle | More...

A Spirituality of Resistance: Finding a Peaceful Heart and Protecting the Earth. By Roger S. Gottlieb. This powerful book speaks to anyone who has ever wondered how to be happy when there is so much suffering in the world – anyone who seeks a peaceful heart in a dark time. Its unique combination of spiritual insight, political commitment, and environmental knowledge reveals the ties between spiritual aspiration and ecological activism. By connecting personal fulfillment to activism, it shows how a peaceful heart is only possible if we devote some of our energies to resisting the forces of destruction. More... | Roger S. Gottlieb EcoSpeakers Info >>

Staying Healthy in a Risky Environment. By Arthur C. Upton & Eden Graber. This guide, by experts from the New York Medical Center’s Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, can help you understand the connections between environment and health. More...

Stoneview: How to Build an Eco-friendly Little Guesthouse. By Rob Roy. “Stoneview” is an octagonal, cordwood masonry timber-framed guesthouse with a living roof located in upstate New York, fully constructed and finished for just $6,000. In response to the enormous interest in this unique little home, Rob Roy has written Stoneview. Over 130 clear line drawings and step-by-step images provide the reader with all the information needed to build an octagonal cordwood masonry timber-framed guesthouse with a living roof. A full-color section shows off the design features of this charming "green" cabin. As Kindle | More… | Rob Roy EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Stork and the Plow: The Equity Answer to the Human Dilemma. By Paul Ehrlich, Anne Ehrlich, and Gretchen C. Daily. Focusing on the issue of equity (between nations, classes, and genders), this book confronts the nexus of population, environmental decline, and global resource control. It looks at the interaction between population size and food supply, and offers strategies for achieving a balance between the two. These strategies include improving the status of women, reducing racism and religious prejudice, reforming the agricultural system, and shrinking the growing gap between rich and poor. More… | Paul Ehrlich EcoSpeakers Info >>

Stormy Weather. By Guy Dauncey and Patrick Mazza. Deals head-on with our most urgent environmental challenge yet, and is the only book to put simple, effective solutions to global warming in the hands of ordinary citizens. More...

A Strategy for American Power: Energy, Climate and National Security. By Sharon Burke et al. Argues that with a comprehensive strategy to change both our supply of fuels and our demand, the United States can win the energy war. This report gives an overview of the nature of the energy challenge, describes the main elements of a strategy for energy security, and offers a plan of action for how to execute that strategy. More...

Straw Bale Building. By Chris Magwood and Peter Mack. Leads the builder through the practical issues. Offers a wide variety of aesthetic and building options, from multi-story to simple. Includes drawings, photos and plans. More...

Street Reclaiming. By David Engwicht. Provides a step-by-step process to reclaim streets, starting with a six-week program to reduce traffic by 30 to 50 percent. An excellent resource for both community activists and planners. More...

Superbia: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods. By Dan Chiras and Dave Wann. Practical ideas for creating more socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. Shows how suburbs fail to meet many peoples' needs, then describes how existing neighborhoods can be transformed, offering cohousing and new urbanist communities as examples. More… | Dan Chiras EcoSpeakers Info >> | Dave Wann EcoSpeakers Info >>

The Sustainability Advantage. By Bob Willard. In the pragmatic language of business leaders, The Sustainability Advantage shows that the business benefits of sustainable development strategies are quantifiable and real. More...

Sustainability Indicators: Measuring the Immeasurable. By Simon Bell and Stephen Morse. Examines the origins and development of the Systemic Sustainability Analysis. Also looks at Systemic Prospective Sustainability Analysis (SPSA) and IMAGINE (other indicator assessment tools), and provides an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of sustainable development projects. As Kindle | More...

The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift. By Andres R. Edwards. Sustainability has become a buzzword in the last decade, but its full meaning is complex. This book analyzes sustainability in terms of the principles, declarations and intentions that have emerged from conferences and publications, and which serve as guidelines for policy decisions and future activities. As Kindle | More...

Sustainable Communities: A New Design Synthesis for Cities, Suburbs and Towns. By Sim Van der Ryn and Peter Calthorpe. Our old patterns of growth promote isolation from the environment, between activities, and ultimately between individuals. This classic text is a practical vision of how different types of communities can make the transition to a sustainable way of life that balances production and consumption, reduces resource waste, and produces long-term social and ecological health. More…

The Sustainable Company: How To Create Lasting Value Through Social And Environmental Performance. By Chris Laszlo. About companies whose policies have enhanced their bottom line by way of reduced waste and cleanup costs, fewer regulatory conflicts, new business opportunities and greater appeal to socially conscious investors and green consumers. The Sustainable Company shows how to create value for shareholders while balancing responsibilities to society and the environment. Its step-by-step approach and tool-kit for managers make it the solutions manual for twenty-first-century managers. As Kindle | More… | Chris Laszlo EcoSpeakers Info >>

Sustainable Forestry: From Monitoring and Modelling to Knowledge Management and Policy Science. Edited by K. Renolds et al. In the context of forest sustainability, presents the issues related to both global climate change and conservation of biodiversity. It highlights four methodologies and shows how they contribute in overcoming ecological challenges. The practical experience presented can be applied to the implementation of successful sustainable forestry policies. More...
Sustainable Managment of Mining Operations. Edited by J.A. Botin. Provides a holistic, practical approach to enhance corporate reputations, achieve higher operational efficiency, improve planning and control, gain access to mineral resources, build trust with stakeholders, attract financing, recruit and retain a quality workforce, and lower costs. Each section of this book focuses on sustainable management from a different perspective, management level, or stage of the mine life cycle. Includes real-life, practical insights from 27 internationally respected authors whose job titles have encompassed everything from CEO to master mechanic. More...
Sustainable Minerals Operations in the Developing World. Edited by B. R. Marker et al. Gives examples from developing countries at all scales of mineral extraction. Reviews environmental, economic, health and social problems, and highlights the need to solve these problems before sustainability can be achieved. Argues that the best solutions require full involvement of all stakeholders, education, training and investment to help small-scale and artisanal mines grow into well-managed operations. More...
Sustainable Mining Practices: A Global Perspective. By Vasudevan Rajaram et al. Provides a basic overview of international sustainable mining practices since 1992, with particular emphasis upon practices in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Addresses issues such as the volume of waste generated by mining, mine closure planning and the associated environmental impacts. Also goes into blasting impacts and their control in the US, minimizing surface water impacts, minimizing groundwater impacts, use of environmental indicators in mining, and emerging mining technologies. Contains relevant examples and case histories, and also includes a chapter on "best mining practices for sustainable mining" and sections on small-scale mining, tailings pond management and hazardous waste management. More...

Sustainable Transportation Networks. By Anna Nagurney. Addresses the question as to whether transportation networks are sustainable. Nagurney provides solutions such as tolls and tradable pollution permits. This book will be of great value to students, researchers, and practitioners of transportation studies, environmental economics, regional science and urban planning. More...

Sustainable Value: How the World's Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good. By Chris Laszlo. Illustrates how the competitive strategies of some of the world's largest businesses are changing as their leaders take on important social, environmental, and economic challenges. Outlines how and why these challenges are becoming huge business opportunities. Designed to provide managers with the means to build sustainable value and compete effectively in the twenty-first century. As Kindle | More… | Chris Laszlo EcoSpeakers Info >>

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