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Finding out more

Websites

There's more about Cap & Share on the website capandshare.org

For more about 350 ppm see the website of the international campaigning group 350.org

Books

Frames

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Don't Think of an Elephant

by George Lakoff - a simple introduction to framing in (American) politics

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Free to be Human

by David Edwards - good but heavier going

Social Issues

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Flat Earth News

by Nick Davies - about the press

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The Energy Glut

by Ian Roberts - for different ways of thinking about obesity

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The Story of Stuff

by Annie Leonard - on consumerism: an expanded version of the famous online film

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The Spirit Level

by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett - on inequality

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Whose Crisis, Whose Future?

by Susan George - on social justice

Growth

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Limits to Growth

by Donella Meadows et al - the influential book which first popularised a finite Earth (30-year update published in 2004)

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The Growth Illusion

by Richard Douthwaite - on the costs of economic growth

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Enough

by John Naish - on attitudes to 'having enough'

Planetary Problems

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The God Species

by Mark Lynas - a survey of planetary problems

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The Burning Question

by Mike Berners-Lee & Duncan Clark - a good recent summary of climate change and the 'carbon bubble'

Responses

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Carbon Detox

by George Marshall - a punchy book on responding to climate change (but largely confined to individual action)

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The End of the Long Summer

by Dianne Dumanoski - a look at honest hope

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Cancel the Apocalypse

by Andrew Simms - covers several topics from Framespotting in more detail

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The Great Disruption

by Paul Gilding - looks at the possibility of action being driven by a crisis

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Moral Ground

edited by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael Nelson - an evocative call to arms

New Economics

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The New Economics

by David Boyle and Andrew Simms - what economics needs to be like

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Steady-State Economics

by Herman Daly - by the pioneer of SSE, who formerly worked at the World Bank

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Prosperity Without Growth

by Tim Jackson - recent and deservedly influential

The Story

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The Universe Story

by Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry - for perspective (see also the recent film Journey of the Universe)

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What on Earth Happened

by Christopher Lloyd - an accessible account of 'Big History' (history as part of the wider story of the universe)

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Maps of Time

by David Christian - a comprehensive account of 'Big History'

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The Great Turning

by David Korten - for the sense of a 'transition' or turning point in the story

The Future

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The World We Made

by Jonathon Porritt - an illustrated vision of how the world could be in 2050 and 'how we got there'