Understanding Sustainability

Sustainability References



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Abdallah, Saamah, Sam Thompson, Juliet Michaelson, Nic Marks, and Nicola Steuer. 2009. The Happy Planet Index 2.0: Why Good Lives Don’t Have to Cost the Earth. New Economics Foundation, London. [news article 1] [news article 2] [Nic Marks presentation on TedTalks]

Acaroglu, Leyla. 2013. "Why We Need to Think Differently About Sustainability." TED Talk video. 

Acemo─člu, Daron and James Robinson. 2012. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. Random House, New York. [review] [news article] [author video] [slide presentation (PDF)

Asselin, Oliver. Possible.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013. [videos].

Bartlett, Albert A. 1978 (with 1998 overview). "Forgotten Fundamentals of the Energy Crisis – overview." Reprinted from the American Journal of Physics 46(9). [related video lecture by A. Bratlett on the Exponential Function]

Bartlett, Albert A. 2007. "Arithmetic, Population, and Energy." [video lecture on the exponential function] 

Bartlett, Albert A. 2012. "The Meaning of Sustainability." Teachers Clearinghouse for Science Education Newsletter 31:1-14. [PDF] [related article (PDF)] [related video lecture by A. Bratlet on the exponential function]

Bayer, Eben. 2010. "Are Mushrooms the New Plastic?" TED Talk video

Benyus, Janine M. 1997. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. HarperCollins, New York. [summary (PDF)] [video presentation on TED Talks]

Benyus, Janine. 2007. "12 Sustainable Design Ideas From Nature." TED Talk video. 

Bradwell, David J., Hojong Kim, Aislinn H. C. Sirk, and Donald R. Sadoway. 2012. "Magnesium−Antimony Liquid Metal Battery for Stationary Energy Storage." Journal of the American Chemical Society 134:1895-1897. [PDF] [related news story] [related video on TED Talks]

Brown, Brene. 2010. "The Power of Vulnerability." TED Talk video.

Brush, Warren. 2011. "Sustainable Living Through Permaculture Systems." Surf and River Report (video).

Chivian, Eric and Aaron Bernstein (eds.). 2008. Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity. Oxford University Press, New York. [summary (PDF)] [related video lecture by E. Chivian]

Collier, Paul. 2008. The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and what Can Be Done about it. Oxford University Press, New York. [review in The New York Times] [review in The Guardian] [Collier presenation on TedTalks]

Diamond, Jared. 2005. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive. Viking Press, New York. [excerpts from EcoBooks] [review by Joseph Stiglitz (in doc format)] [review by William Rees in Nature] [review by Jonathon Porritt in The Guardian] [review by David Leary, Macquarie University (in PDF)] [review by Michael Kavanagh in Grist] [review by Scott Page (PDF)] [review by Malcolm Gladwell in The New Yorker] [Diamond on TED Talks]

Dietz, Rob and Dan O’Neill. 2013. Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco. [excerpt] [related video] [related video]

Durning, Alan. 2012. "10 Stories of Legalizing Sustainability." TED Talk video.

Ehrlich, Paul R. and Anne Ehrlich. 2013. "Can a Collapse of Global Civilization Be Avoided?" Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 280:Online 9 January. [PDF] [related talk by P. Ehrlich]

Eisenstein, Charles. 2012. "Sacred Economics". Line 21 Media. Film. 

Estabrook, Barry. 2011. Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Has Ruined Our Most Alluring Fruit. Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, Missouri. [video presentation by author]

Giroux, Henry A. 2012. Education and the crisis of public values. New York, NY: Peter Lang. [abstract] [related video]

Green, Michael. 2013. "Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers." TED Talk video. 

Hagens, Nathan J. 2013. "What if the Future is Real?" Earth Week Keynote Presentation, 24 April, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. [Q&A response video]

Hansen, James E. 2012. "Why I must speak out about climate change." Ted Talk video. 

Hansen, James E., Ken Caldeira, and Eelco Rohling. 2011."Paleoclimate record points toward potential rapid climate changes." Video from Press Conference from 2011 AGU Fall Meeting. 

Holmgren, David. 2007. "Permaculture & Peak Oil: Beyond Sustainability." 

Hopkins, Rob. 2009. "Transition To a World Without Oil." TED Talk video.

Hughes, J. David. 2013. Drill, Baby, Drill: Can Unconventional Fuels Usher in a New Era of Energy Abundance? Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, California. [video 1] [video 2] [slide presentation] [news story]

Jackson, Jeremy. 2013. Ocean Apocalypse. U.S. Naval War College, Evening Lecture 7 January. [video]

Jacobson, Mark Z. and Mark A. Delucchi. 2009. "A Plan to Power 100 Percent of the Planet with Renewables. Wind, water and solar technologies can provide 100 percent of the world's energy, eliminating all fossil fuels." Scientific American November. [PDF]  [interactive website] [Jacobson debates nuclear vs. renewable energy with Stewart Brand on TED Talks]

Jacobson, Mark Z. and Mark A. Delucchi. 2010. "Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power, Part I: Technologies, Energy Resources, Quantities and Areas of Infrastructure, and Materials." Energy Policy 30 December. [PDF] [part 2 (PDF) [related article by authors]  [news story in National Geographic]  [related news story[Jacobson debates nuclear vs. renewable energy with Stewart Brand on TED Talks]

Khan Academy. "Negative Externalities. Taking negative externalities into account when thinking about the optimal equilibrium price and quantity" (Video 1). Khan Academy video [video 2, paying for externalities through taxation]

Khan Academy. "Taxes for Factoring in Negative Externalities. How to factor in negative externalities through taxation" (video 2). Khan Academy. [video 1, accounting for externalities]

Kim, Hojong, Dane A. Boysen, Jocelyn M. Newhouse, Brian L. Spatocco, Brice Chung, Paul J. Burke, David J. Bradwell, Kai Jiang, Alina A. Tomaszowska, Kangli Wang, Weifeng Wei, Luis A. Ortiz, Salvador A. Barriga, Sophie M. Poizeau, and Donald R. Sadoway. 2012. "Liquid Metal Batteries: Past, Present, and Future." Chemical Reviews 22 May. [PDF] [related video on TED Talks]

Klein, Naomi. 2007. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Metropolitan Books, New York. [review 1, review 2] [related news story by Jason Mark in Salon] [related video presentation by author]

Lawton, Geoff. 2012. "Permaculture." TED Talk video. [related video]

Leonard, Annie. "The Story of Stuff, Referenced and Annotated Script." [PDF] [website] [interview] [video

Li, Eric X. 2013. "A tale of two political systems." TED Talk video. 

Lovins, Hunter. 2011. "The Madrone Project." Ted Talk video.

Mackay, David. 2012. "A Reality Check on Renewables." TED Talk video.

Mann, Michael E. 2012. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines. Columbia University Press, New York. [related Ted Talk] [related Op-Ed]

Miller, Jamie. 2013. "Biomimicry: Jamie Miller at TEDxEmbryRiddle." TED Talk video.

Morgan, Paul. 2014. "How Postmodern Humans Can Wake Up and Find Their Groove." TEDx Talks. 

Morozov, Evgeny. 2013. To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism. Public Affairs, Philadelphia. [related presentation by Morozov] [review in L.A. Review of Books] [review in The Guardian] [review in The New York Times] [Farhad Manjoo and Evgeny Morozov debate in Slate: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4]

Moss, Michael. 2013. Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us. Random House, New York. [short video on cheese] [interview video] [review] [excerpt on Coke] [news story] [NPR interview podcast including Melanie Warner author of Pandora's Lunchbox]

New Economics Institute. "Wealth Inequality in America." New Economics Institute, Cambridge.

Patel, Raj. 2008. Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. Melville House, Brooklyn. [excerpt] [video interview on Democracy Now] [author video presentation]

Phillips, Dan. 2010. "Creative Houses From Reclaimed Stuff." TED Talk video

Piff, Paul K., Daniel M. Stancato, Stéphane Côté, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, and Dacher Keltner. 2012. "Higher social class predicts increased unethical behavior." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 27 February. [critique by Francis in PNAS] [reply by Piff et al.] [related video]

Piketty, Thomas. 2014. Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Belknap Press, Cambridge. [related interview by Bill Moyers with Paul Krugman] [review by Paul Krugman in the New York Review of Books] [review by Thomas Edsall in the New York Times]

Pink, Dan. 2009. "The Puzzle of Motivation." TED Talk video.

Pollan, Michael. 2002. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World. Random House, New York. [related Ted Talk video by author]

Pollan, Michael. 2006. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. Penguin, New York. [wikipedia review/summary] [Author interview] [related video presentation by author]

Pollan, Michael. 2008. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Penguin Press, New York. [PDF] [related video presentation by author]

Pollan, Michael. 2009. Food Rules: An Eater's Manual. Penguin, New York. [related video presentation by author]

Reynolds, Michael. 2008. "Earthship Living." Video from The Weather Channel. 

Robinson, Ken. 2006. "Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity." TED Talk video.

Rogers, Deborah. 2013. Shale and Wall Street: Was the decline in natural gas prices orchestrated? Energy Policy Forum. [PDF] [related video]

Rothemund, Paul. 2008. "Paul Rothemund Details DNA Folding." TED Talk video. 

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. 2010. Global Biodiversity Outlook 3. United Nations Environment Program, Montreal. [news story] [related paper by Butchart et al. (2010) in Science] [related video]

Shell, Ellen Ruppel. 2009. Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture. Penguin, New York. [review] [excerpt and podcast interview on NPR] [video presentation on BookTV] [five part roundtable debate]

Sirolli, Ernesto. 2012. "Truly Sustainable Economic Development." TED Talk video. 

Sivers, Derek. 2010. "How to Start a Movement." TED Talk video. 

Spotts, Pete. 2013. "Why has global warming paused? Pacific Ocean's 'engine room' running cool. Despite years of record heat, the rate of global warming has been almost zero in recent years, puzzling scientists. The cycles of the tropical Pacific could hold the answer." The Christian Science Monitor 28 August. 

Steingraber, Sandra. 1998. Living Downstream: A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment. Vintage Books, New York. [related website with videos]

Suzuki, David. 2009. "Education for a Changing Biosphere." Keynote address at Simon Fraser University's "First Year in Focus: Engaging Students in their First Year and Beyond" conference, 13 May 2009. [video]

The Urban Institute. 2013. "The Racial Wealth Gap in America" (short video). The Urban Institute 25 March. 

Warner, Melanie. 2013. Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal. Scribner, New York. [video interview 1] [video interview 2] [video interview 3] [news story] [news story by author] [video of author presentation on Book TV] [NPR interview podcast including Michael Moss author of Salt Sugar Fat]

Wijkman, Anders and Johan Rockström. 2012. Bankrupting Nature: Denying Our Planetary Boundaries. Routledge, London. [video presentation] [review in The Trumpeter by Helen Kopnina]

Wilkinson, Richard and Kate Pickett. 2009. The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger. Bloomsbury, New York. [excerpt][review] [presentation by Wilkinson on TedTalks]

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