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1000 Home Challenge Deep Energy Retrofit, Linda Wigington, ACI
The Power of Community (documentary film)
Speeches by Matthew Simmons
Energy Bulletin
The Oil Drum
Richard Heinberg Museletters
Peak Moment TV
Yes Magazine
Permaculture Activist
Culture Change (Jan Lundberg)
The Chatelaine's Keys (Sharon Astyk)
Resource Insights (Kurt Cobb)
The Archdruid Report (John Michael Greer)
ClubOrlov (Dmitry Orlov)

 

Books and Reports
Climate Change and Energy

Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, James C. Hansen, 2009
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough, New Planet, Bill McKibben, 2009
Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse, David Orr, 2009
Blackout: Coal Climate and the Last Energy Crisis, Richard Heinberg, June 2009
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Bill McKibben, 2007
Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak, Ken Deffeyes, 2006
Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy, Matthew Simmons, 2005
The Empty Tank: Oil, Gas, Hot Air, and the Coming Global Financial Catastrophe, Jeremy Leggett, 2005
The Essence of Oil and Gas Depletion, Colin Campbell, 2003
The Party's Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies, Richard Heinberg, 2003
Crude Oil: Uncertainty about Future Oil Supply Makes It Important to Develop a Strategy for Addressing a Peak and Decline in Oil Production, U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2007
Fourth Assessment Report, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007
Livestock’s Long Shadow, UN Food and Agriculture Organization Report, 2006
Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation, and Risk Management, (commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy) Hirsch, Bezdek, Wendling, 2005
Spinning Our Wheels: The Failures of the Auto Industry and Government in the Quest for Lower Carbon Emissions, and What We Can Do – Right Now – to Change Our Transportation System, Pat Murphy, 2010
Sustainability Through Local Self-Sufficiency, Folke Gunther, 2003
Ethanol Fuels: Energy Balance, Economics, and Environmental Impacts are Negative, David Pimentel, 2003
U.S. Energy and Conservation: Benefits and Costs, David Pimentel et al, 2002
Cuba: Going Against the Grain, Oxfam America, 2001

Solutions
General
Renewable Energy Cannot Sustain a Consumer Society, Ted Trainer, 2007
Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World, Richard Heinberg, 2004
The End of Fossil Energy: And a Plan for Sustainability, John Howe, 2004
The Conserver Society: Alternatives for Sustainability, Ted Trainer, 1995

Housing
The Green Tragedy: LEED’s Lost Decade, Pat Murphy, 2009
Energy Savers Booklet: Tips on Saving Energy & Money at Home, US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 2009
Homes for a Changing Climate: Passive Houses in the U.S., Katrin Klingenberg et al, 2008
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings, 9th Edition, Jennifer Amann, Alex Wilson, and Katie Ackerly, 2007
Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings, 5th Edition, John Krigger and Chris Dorsi, 2004

Food
Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food, Wendell Berry, with introduction by Michael Pollan, 2009
Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation, Sharon Astyk, 2009
What to Eat, Marion Nestle 2007
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, Marion Nestle, 2007
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Michael Pollan, 2006
The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook, Albert Bates, 2006
Eating Fossil Fuels: Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture, Dale Allen Pfeiffer, 2006

Transportation
Spinning Our Wheels: The Failures of the Auto Industry and Government in the Quest for Lower Carbon Emissions, and What We Can Do – Right Now – to Change Our Transportation System, Pat Murphy, 2010
Moving Cooler: An Analysis for Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Transportation Research Board, 2009
See also:
MIT Real Time Rides Research
Avego Shared Transport

Community (including Economics, Consumerism, and Culture)
Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change, Pat Murphy, 2008
Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, David Korten, 2008
The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition, Michael Shuman, 2006
The Challenge of Affluence: Self-Control and Well-Being in the United States and Britain since 1950, Avner Offer, 2006
The Logic of Sufficiency, Thomas Princen, 2005
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Survival of American Community, Robert D. Putnam, 2000
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture, Wendell Berry, 1982
The Small Community, Arthur Morgan, 1942 (in our Bookstore)
The Long Road, Arthur Morgan, 1936


Organizations
Climate Change and Energy

Affordable Comfort Inc
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Association for the Study of Peak Oil International (ASPO)
Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas, US (ASPO-US)
Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy
Consortium for Energy Efficiency
Passive House Institute US (PHIUS)
Post Carbon Institute
Transition Culture
Transition US

Community

Center for a New American Dream
Communities Magazine
E.F. Schumacher Society
Fellowship for Intentional Communities
Global Ecovillage Network
The Land Institute
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
International Forum on Globalization
Orion Society
A Well-Fed World