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The Conserver Society: Alternatives for Sustainability

By: E Trainer

246 pages, Figs, tabs

Zed Books

Paperback | Feb 1995 | #44169 | ISBN: 1856492761
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Hardback | Feb 1995 | #44168 | ISBN: 1856492753
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About this book

Examines exactly what an ecologically sustainable way of life would be like in Britain.


Contents

Part 1 Introduction: alternatives? - why do we need alternatives?; the sustainable society - a brief overview. Part 2 The changes required: food and agriculture; housing; water and sewerage; living lightly on the earth - reducing consumption; building highly sufficient settlements; the new economy; energy; values; community; Third World development; peace and security; education; inequality; government. Part 3 Living examples: illustrations from existing alternative communities. Part 4 The transition from consumer to conserver society: the transition is underway; let's get going.

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