The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a Changing World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Arran Stibbe

The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a Changing World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Arran Stibbe year 2010
  • Book name: The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy: Skills for a Changing World
  • Author: Arran Stibbe
  • Release date: 2010/2/12
  • Publisher: GREEN BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781900322607
  • Rating: 7.33 of 10
  • Votes: 514
  • Review by: Lajuana Brownlee
  • Review rating: 7.7 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A vital resource for sustainability educators and decision-makers. In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. Responding to the threats of climate change, peak oil, resource deletion, economic uncertainty and energy insecurity demands the utmost in creativity, ingenuity and new ways of thinking in order to reinvent self and society. Among the many skills, attributes and values described in this volume are values reflection, coping with complexity, permaculture design, transition skills, advertising awareness, effortless action, and ecological intelligence, each accompanied by ideas for active learning exercises to help develop the skill. Far from being a rigid or definitive statement of the 'one right way' however, the handbook is exploratory, aiming to open up new, unthought-of paths, possibilities and choices. It is intended primarily for educators across the spectrum from higher education to informal education, but is also suitable for learners themselves and anyone interested in the literally 'vital' issue of the skills we need to survive and thrive in the 21st century and build a more sustainable future. Contributors include John Naish, Satish Kumar, Patrick Whitefield, John Blewitt, Stephan Harding and Stephen Sterling.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H4M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Natural History Books, Conservation Of The Environment, Applied Ecology, Development Economics, Sustainability, Environmentalist Thought & Ideology, Earth Sciences, Sustainable Agriculture
  • Available formats: TXT, WORD, EPUB, DOC, PDF, FB2, TCR, PML. Compressed in TAR.BZ, ZIP, RAR, TZO, CBR
  • Download servers: Wuala, BitShare, Google Drive, FileServe, ExtraTorrent, Hotfile, FreakShare
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.64 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x15mm
  • Weight: 431g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Totnes, United Kingdom

More books of the publisher GREEN BOOKS

More books of the genre or collection Science and Geography