A great reader and thinker about issues related to a sustainable future, Charles shared a list of books of interest read in 2021, thanking us for the opportunity to share this with others.
"Because time is running out I would emphasize the first three.
We need to begin a new narrative to get the possibility of massive social change into the public arena. That means the planning should begin now, maybe with a timeframe of about 10 years.
Thanks for the opportunity,
Kate Raworth, 2017 Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
Jason Hickel, 2021 Less Is More: How Degrowth Will Save The World
Tim Jackson, 2021 Post Growth: Life After Capitalism
Richard Beasly, 2021 Dead In The Water: A Very Angry Book About Our Greatest Environmental Catastrophe…The Death of The Murray-Darling Basin
Margaret Simonds, Quarterly Essay 77, 2020 Cry Me a River: The Tragedy of The Murray-Darling Basin
Marian Wilkinson, 2020 The Carbon Club: How a Network of Influential Climate Sceptics, Politicians and Business Leaders Fought to Control Australia’s Climate Policy
Judith Brett, Quarterly Essay 78, 2020 The Coal Curse: resources, Climate and Australia’s Future
Julian Cribb, 2021 Earth Detox: How and Why We Must Clean Up The Planet (a follow up to 2014 Poisoned Planet: How Chemical Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting Your Life at Risk
Charles Massey, Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture – A New Earth (2018) Revised 2020