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Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update
(Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers)

Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future
(Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers)
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Limits to Growth: A report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind
(Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and William Behrens)
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The Global Citizen
(Donella Meadows)

The Systems Thinking Playbook: Exercises to Stretch and Building Learning and Systems Thinking Capabilities
(Linda Booth Sweeney, Dennis Meadows)
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Groping in the Dark: The First Decade of Global Modeling
(Donella Meadows, John Richardson, Gerhart Bruckmann)

Thinking in Systems: A Primer
(Donella Meadows, Diana Wright)(ed.)

Toward Global Equilibrium: Collected Papers
(Dennis Meadows, Donella Meadows)

Ending Hunger: An idea whose time has come
(The Hunger Project - Donella Meadows and John Richardson)

The Climate Change Playbook: 22 Systems Thinking Games
(Dennis Meadows, Linda Booth Sweeney, Gillian Martin Mehers)

BOOKS BY OUR MEMBERS AND MORE


Image 2.0: Integrated Modeling of Global Climate Change
(Joseph Alcamo)

Sustainability is for Everyone
(Alan AtKisson)

Life Beyond Growth
(AtKisson Group - Alan AtKisson and ISHES - Junko Edahiro)

Believing Cassandra: How to be an Optimist in a Pessimist’s World
(Alan AtKisson)

The Sustainability Transformation: How to Accelerate Positive Change in Challenging Times
(Alan AtKisson)

Because We Believe in the Future: Collected Essays on Sustainability, 1989 – 2009
(Alan AtKisson)

Tackling Complexity: A Systemic Approach for Decision Makers
(Andrea Bassi, Gilbert Probst)

Transition to a Sustainable Society: A Backcasting Approach to Modeling Energy and Ecology
(Wouter Biesiot, Henk Mulder)

When a Butterfly Sneezes: A Guide for Helping Kids Explore Interconnections in Our World Through Favorite Stories
(Linda Booth Sweeney)

Connected Wisdom: Living Stories about Living Systems
(Linda Booth Sweeney)

Systems and Models. Complexity, Dynamics, Evolution, Sustainability
(Hartmut Bossel)

System Zoo 1 Simulation Models – Elementary Systems, Physics ,Engineering
(Hartmut Bossel)
Systems Zoo 2 Simulation Models. Climate, Ecosystems, Resources
(Hartmut Bossel)

Systems Zoo 3 Simulation Models. Economy, Society, Development
(Hartmut Bossel)

Modeling and Simulation
(Hartmut Bossel)

Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 Global Thought Leaders
(Robert Costanza, Ida Kubiszewski)

In Introduction to Ecological Economics
(Robert Costanza, Herman Daly, Robert Norgaard, John Cumberland, Robert Goodland)

Landscape Simulation Modeling: A Spatially Explicit, Dynamic Approach (Modeling Dynamic Systems)
(Robert Costanza, Alexey Voinov)

The Local Politics of Global Sustainability
(Robert Costanza, Herman Daly, Thomas Prugh)

Sustainability or Collapse? An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth
(Robert Costanza, Lisa Graumlich, Will Steffen)

Institutions, Ecosystems and Sustainability (Ecological Economics)
(Robert Costanza, Bobbi Low, Elinor Ostrom, James Wilson)

Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Century
(Robert Costanza)

Four visions of the century ahead: Will it be Start Trek, Ecotopia, Big Government, or Mad Max? (technological optimism and skepticism)
(Robert Costanza)

Affluenza: How Overconsumption is Killing Us – and how to fight back
(John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas Naylor)

Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
(John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas Naylor)

Take Back Your Time: Fighting Overwork and Time Poverty in America
(John de Graaf)

What’s the Economy for, Anyway? Why It’s Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness
(John de Graaf, David Batker)

Sustainability Science
(Bert de Vries)

Mappae Mundi: Humans and their Habitats in a Long-Term Socio=Ecological Perspective: Myths, Maps and Models
(Bert de Vries, Johan Goudsblom)

Escape from the Energy Crisis (Japanese)
(Junko Edahiro)

Energy Self-Sufficiency Strategy of My Home (Japanese)
(Junko Edahiro)

Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a Way of Life That Is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich
(Duane Elgin)

Promise Ahead: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity’s Future,
(Duane Elgin)

The Living Universe: Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going?
(Duane Elgin)

Awakening Earth: Exploring the Evolution of Human Culture and Consciousness,
(Duane Elgin)

Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers in an Era of Interdependence
(Melissa Everett)

Socioecological Transitions and Global Change
(Marina Fischer-Kowalski & Haberl)

Creating Regenerative Cities
(Herbert Girardet)

The Gaia Atlas of Cities
(Herbert Girardet)

Creating Sustainable Cities
(Herbert Girardet)

A Renewable World: Energy, Ecology, Equality
(Herbert Girardet, Miguel Mendonca)

Cities People Planet: Urban Development and Climate Change
(Herbert Girardet)

Surviving the Century: Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges
(Herbert Girardet)

Cities People Planet: Livable Cities for a Sustainable World
(Herbert Girardet)

Blueprint for a Green Planet: How you can take practical action today to fight pollution

(Herbert Girardet, John Seymour, Ian Penney)

Large-Scale Water Transfer: Emerging Environmental and Social Issues (Water resources development)
(Genady Golubev, Asit Biswas)

Macroeconomics in Context
(Neva Goodwin, Jonathan Harris, Julie Nelson, Brian Roach, & Mariano Torras)

Principles of Economics in Context
(Neva Goodwin, Jonathan Harris, Julie Nelson, Brian Roach, & Mariano Torras)

Microeconomics in Context
(Neva Goodwin, Jonathan Harris, Julie Nelson, Brian Roach, & Mariano Torras)

What Can We Hope for the World in 2075?
(Neva Goodwin, Hildegarde Hannum)

Twenty-first Century Macroeconomics: Responding to the Climate Challenge,
(Neva Goodwin and Jonathan Harris)

The Consumer Society (Frontier Issues in Economic Thought)
(Neva Goodwin, Frank Ackerman, David Kiron)

What if Money Grew on Trees? Asking the Big Questions about Economics (What If?)
(Neva Goodwin, David Boyle)

As if the Future Mattered: Translating Social and Economic Theory into Human Behaviour (Evolving Values for a Capitalist World)
(Neva Goodwin)

The Great Mindshift: Linking Forerunners of a New Sustainability Paradigm
(Maja Gopel)

The Vision of Women on Sustainable Life – Quo Vadis, Femina?
(Marie Haisova)

Creating Wealth: Growing Local Economics and Local Currencies
(Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Bernard Lietaer)

The Key to Sustainable Cities: Meeting Human Needs, Transforming Community Systems
(Gwendolyn Hallsmith)

Impediments on Environmental Policy-Making and Implementation in Central and Easter Europe: Tabula Rasa vs Legacy of the Past
(Peter Hardi)

Environmental Protection in East-Central Europe: A Market-Oriented Approach
(Peter Hardi)

Social and Environmental Impacts of the James Bay Hydroelectric Project
(James Hornig)

Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet
(Tim Jackson)

Living in the Cracks: A look at rural social enterprises in Britain and the Czech Republic
(Nadia Johanisova)

The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
(David Korten)

Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
(David Korten)

When Corporations Rule the World
(David Korten)

The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism
(David Korten)

Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth
(David Korten)

The Convergence Process: A public participatory pathway for societies to sustainability and social equity
(Sigrun Maria Kristinsdottir)

The Way Out: Kick-starting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Ass
(Hunter Lovins, Boyd Cohen)

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
(Amory Lovins, Hunter Lovins, Paul Hawken)

Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change
(Hunter Lovins, Boyd Cohen)

Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate
(Hunter Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, et al.)

Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era
(Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute)

A New Dynamic – Effective Business in a Circular Economy
(Amory Lovins, Michael Braungart, Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

The Essential Amory Lovins: Selected Writings
(Amory Lovins, Cameron Burns)

Farms of Tomorrow Revisited
(Steven McFadden, Trauger Groh)

Reframing the Problem of Climate Change: From Zero Sum Game to Win-Win Solutions
(Diana Mangalagiu, Joan David Tabara, Klaus Hasselmann, Carlo Jaeger, Gerd Leipold)

Achieving Environmental Objectives
(Gillian Martin Mehers, Susana Calvo)

Revolt from the Center
(Niels Meyer)

When No Means Yes: Danish Visions of a Different Europe
(Niels Meyer, J.T. Ross Jackson, Hanne Norup Carlsen)

An Environmental History of Russia
(Ruben Mnatsakanian, Paul Josephson, Nicolai Dronin, Aleh Cherp et al)

Environmental Legacy of the Former Soviet Republics
(Ruben Mnatsakanian)

Sustainability Decoded: How to Unlock Profit Through the Value Chain
(Laura Musikanski)

How to Account for Sustainability
(Laura Musikanski)

Managing Ocean Environments in a Changing Climate: Sustainability and Economic Perspectives
(Kevin Noone, Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Robert Diaz)

Climate-Challenged Society
(Richard Norgaard, John Dryzek, David Schlosberg)

Development Betrayed: The End of Progress and a Co-Evolutionary Revisioning of the Future
(Richard Norgaard, John Dryzek, David Schlosberg)

The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society
(Richard Norgaard, John Dryzek, David Schlosberg)

Controlling Your Future: Six Steps to a Better Life
(Richard Norgaard)

Integrated Electricity Resource Planning
(Jorgen Norgard, A.de Almeida, Arthur Rosenfeld, Jacques Roturier)

Development with Sustainable Use of Electricity
(Jorgen Norgard, Adam Gula, A. de Almeida)

Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability
(John Peet)

Budapest Zoo: Designed for Nature
(Miklos Persanyi)

Performance Measurement for Sustainable Development: Compendium of Experts, Initiative and Publications
(Laszlo Pinter, Peter Hardi)

A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years
(Jorgen Randers)

Shelter in India (Sustainable Development Series)
(Aromar Revi)

Recovering from Earthquakes: Response, Reconstruction and Impact Mitigation in India
(Aromar Revi, Shirish Patel)

Paradise Poisoned: Learning About Conflict, Terrorism and Development from Sri Lanka’s Civil Wars
(John Richardson)

Breakthrough: Emerging New Thinking: Soviet and Western Scholars Issue a Challenge to Build a World Beyond War
(Authors including John Richardson)

Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community and Our Place on Earth
(Vicki Robin)

Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
(Vicki Robin, Joe Dominguez, Monique Tilford)

Not by Money Alone: Economics as Nature Intended
(Malcolm Slesser, Jane King)

Energy in the Economy
(Malcolm Slesser, Jane King)

Biological Energy Resources
(Malcolm Slesser, Chris Lewis)

Business Dynamics
(John Sterman)

The Economic Long Wave: Theory and Evidence
(John Sterman)

Modeling for Learning Organizations (Systems Dynamics Series)
(John Sterman, John D. W. Morecroft)

Developing Principles and Models for Sustainable Forestry in Sweden (Managing Forest Ecosystems)
(Harald Sverdrup, Ingrid Stjernquist)

Cultural Theory
(Michael Thompson, Richard Ellis, Aaron Wildavsky, Trustee Mary Wildavsky)

Time, Process and Structured Transformation in Archeology
(Sander van der Leeuw, James McGlade)

The Model-Based Archaeology of Socionatural Systems
(Sander van der Leeuw, Timothy Kohler, et al)

Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth
(Mathis Wackernagel, William Rees, Phil Testemale)

Sharing Nature’s Interest: Ecological Footprints as an Indicator of Sustainability
(Mathis Wackernagel, Nicky Chambers, Craig Simmons)

Bankrupting Nature: Denying our planetary boundaries.
(Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockström)