Climate Change

 

Berners-Lee- The Burning Question

Paul Hawken- Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Naomi Klein- This Changes Everything, On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

 

George Monbiot:

-How did we get into this Mess?

-Don't Even Think About It

-Feral

 

Charles Eisenstein- Climate: A New Story

Deep-Ecology, Indigenous Wisdom, Contemporary Animism

 

Joanna Macy:

-Active Hope

-Coming back to Life

-Mutual Causality in Buddhism and General Systems Theory

-World as Lover: World as Self

Bill Devall- Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered

Braiding Sweetgrass- Robin Wall Kimmerer

David Loy- EcoDharma

Arne Naess- Ecology of Wisdom

Bill Plotkin:

-Soulcraft

-Nature and the Human Soul

-Wild Mind

- The Journey of Soul Initiation

George Sessions- Deep Ecology for the 21st Century

John Seed- Thinking like a Mountain: Towards a Council of all Beings

David Abram- Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology

Food, agriculture and land-use

 

Rachel Carson- Silent Spring

 

Pamela Mason- Sustainable Diets

 

Herve-Gruyer- Miraculous Abundance

 

Masanobu Fukuoka- The One-Straw Revolution

Gabe Brown (ted talk and books)

Inspiration and Transformational Change

 

Rob Greenfield- https://www.robgreenfield.org/

 

Aldo Leopold- The Sand County Almanac (and all his work…)

 

Charles Eisenstein- The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible

 

Theodore Roszak- Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth/Healing the Mind

 

Henry David-Thoreau- Walden

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman- Yvon Chouinard

Gary Snyder (all of his work…)

Rutger Bregman- Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There

Johann Hari- Lost Connections

 

Peck, M. Scott- The Road Less Travelled

 

Fischer, Louis- The Life of Mahatma Gandhi

John Lane (a series of beautiful books to inspire simple living)

Pickett and Wilkinson- The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

 

Foraging 

 

Wild Food UK- Foraging Pocket Book

 

Roger Philips- Mushrooms

 

Richard Mabey- Food for Free

 

Politics and Economics 

 

Mark Boyle:

- http://www.moneylessmanifesto.org/

- Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi

-The Moneyless Manifesto

-The Way Home

 

Charles Eisenstein- Sacred Economics

Andrew Dobson- Green Political Thought

 

Monbiot- Out of the Wreckage


Kate Raworth- Doughnut Economics

 

F. Schumacher- Small is Beautiful

 

Noam Chomsky (all of his work…)

 

Bushcraft

 

Ray Mears- Essential Bushcraft

Dave Canterbury-

-Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

-Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Tristan Gooley (Books on natural navigation)

Meditation and Spirituality

 

Thich Nhat Hanh (many wonderful books and talks on meditation, compassion and love)

 

Herman Hesse- Siddhartha

 

Lao Tzu- Tao Te Ching

 

Daniel Quinn- Ishmael

Jack Kornfield:

-The Path with Heart

-The Wise Heart

-After the Ecstasy, the Laundry

Alan Watts (loads of amazing books and talks available, mostly on Contemporary Zen Buddhism)

 

Joanna Macy (all of her work on spiritual activism and active hope)

 

The DhammaPada

 

Gibran, Kahlil- The Prophet

 

Suzuki, Shunryu- Zen Mind, Beginners Mind

The Mountains and Water Sutra- Shohaku Okumura

Osho (loads of books and talks available)

 

The Bhagavad Gita

 

Bodhi, Bhikkhu- In the Buddha’s Words

General

 

Extinction Rebellion (their website has loads of resources available)

Carbon Calculator- https://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx

Joe Rogan Podcast (many amazing conversations to choose from)

A selection of some resources I recommend for information and inspiration...

Resources