The growing threat of “sustainababble” (courtesy of

Chapter 1: Beyond Sustainababble – also available in Spanish
by Robert Engelman


Chapter 2: Respecting Planetary Boundaries and Reconnecting to the Biosphere
by Carl Folke

Chapter 3: Defining a Safe and Just Space for Humanity
by Kate Raworth

Chapter 4: Getting to One-Planet Living
by Jennie Moore and William E. Rees

Chapter 5: Sustaining Freshwater and Its Dependents
by Sandra Postel

Chapter 6: Sustainable Fisheries and Seas: Preventing Ecological Collapse
by Antonia Sohns and Larry Crowder

Chapter 7: Energy as Master Resource
by Eric Zencey

Chapter 8: Renewable Energy’s Natural Resource Impacts
by Shakuntala Makhijani and Alexander Ochs

Chapter 9: Conserving Nonrenewable Resources
Gary Gardner


Chapter 10: Re-engineering Cultures to Create a Sustainable Civilization
by Erik Assadourian

Chapter 11: Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature
by Robert Costanza, Gar Alperovitz, Herman Daly, Joshua Farley, Carol
Franco, Tim Jackson, Ida Kubiszewski, Juliet Schor, and Peter Victor

Chapter 12: Transforming the Corporation into a Driver of Sustainability
by Pavan Sukhdev

Chapter 13: Corporate Reporting and Externalities
by Jeff Hohensee

Chapter 14: Keep Them in the Ground: Ending the Fossil Fuel Era
by Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela Martin

Chapter 15: Beyond Fossil Fuels: Assessing Energy Alternatives
by T. W. Murphy, Jr.

Chapter 16: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment
by Phillip Saieg

Chapter 17: Agriculture: Growing Food—and Solutions
by Danielle Nierenberg

Chapter 18: Protecting the Sanctity of Native Foods
by Melissa K. Nelson

Chapter 19: Valuing Indigenous Peoples
by Rebecca Adamson, Danielle Nierenberg, and Olivia Arnow

Chapter 20: Crafting a New Narrative to Support Sustainability
by Dwight E. Collins, Russell M. Genet, and David Christian

Chapter 21: Moving Toward a Global Moral Consensus on Environmental Action
by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson

Chapter 22: Pathways to Sustainability: Building Political Strategies
by Melissa Leach

Chapter 23: Moving from Individual Change to Societal Change
by Annie Leonard


Chapter 24: Teaching for Turbulence
by Michael Maniates

Chapter 25: Effective Crisis Governance
by Brian Martin

Chapter 26: Governance in the Long Emergency
by David W. Orr

Chapter 27: Building an Enduring Environmental Movement
by Erik Assadourian

Chapter 28: Resistance: Do the Ends Justify the Means?
by Bron Taylor

Chapter 29: The Promises and Perils of Geoengineering
by Simon Nicholson

Chapter 30: Cuba: Lessons from a Forced Decline
by Pat Murphy and Faith Morgan

Chapter 31: Climate Change and Displacements
by Michael Renner

Chapter 32: Cultivating Resilience in a Dangerous World
by Laurie Mazur

Chapter 33: Shaping Community Responses to Catastrophe
by Paula Green

Chapter 34: Is It Too Late?
by Kim Stanley Robinson

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