Get ready for this year’s Sustainability Book Club by suggesting your favourite reads and juiciest new titles. Broadly covering topics of environmental sustainability and equity, books are chosen based on being provocative, readable, and critically-acclaimed. Suggest yours to facilitators Hans (email@example.com) and Gerald (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Sustainability Book Club takes place on the third Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm at Pages Books, 1135 Kensington Rd NW. Sept-May
Sponsored by: Pages Bookstore, Sustainable Calgary, The Arusha Centre, EcoLiving Events, Green Calgary, Thrive, Public Interest Alberta, REAP (Respect for Earth and All Peoples), the Sierra Club-Chinook Group, and Sunnyside Market
For last year’s reading list click here
We’ve had dozens of suggestions and we’ve narrowed it down here to find 9 titles. We want to cover the range of sustainability themes, brevity, and popularity.
Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems
Philip Ackerman-Leist, 2013, 360 pages
Silent Spring Rachel Carson 1962, 400 pages
Moral Ground: ethical action for a planet in peril Kathleen Moore, Editor, 500 pages 2011
Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone. Active Hope: How to face the mess we are in without going crazy 288 pages, 2012
Small is Beautiful E. F. Schumacher New edition $16, 288 pages, 1993
Feral: Rewilding the Land, The Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot $25, 256 pages, 2013
Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture In Ecovillages, Urban Farms, And Communities Worldwide 2014, 256 pages
Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World, Martin Keogh Editor
2010, 320 pgs.
Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity Michael Shuman: 288 pages, 2012
Send suggested books to: Hans (email@example.com) and Gerald (firstname.lastname@example.org).