Downloads of State of the World 2010

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Free State of the World 2010 Downloads:

 

The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures by Erik Assadourian
A culture of consumerism has imperiled the environment and a new culture of sustainability is needed.

Traditions Old and New by Gary Gardner, Robert Engelman, Julie Aubel, Albert Bates, and Toby Hemenway
Traditional norms and practices can be used to enhance sustainable life choices.

Education’s New Assignment: Sustainability by Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, Yoshie Kaga, Susan Linn, Kevin Morgan, Roberta Sonnino, and David W. Orr
The shift away from wasteful consumerism must begin in classrooms and school lunchrooms.

Business and Economy: Management Priorities by Michael Maniates, Michael Renner, Peter Newman, Walter Bortz, and Cormac Cullinan
By setting laws and societal priorities to nurture sustainability, governments can be central players in the cultural shift

Government’s Role in Design by Jonah Sachs, Susan Finkelpearl, Robin Anderson, Pamela Miller, and Amy Han
By entertaining and educating, the media can play a huge role in changing the culture of consumerism.  

Media: Broadcasting Sustainability by Jonah Sachs, Susan Finkelpearl, Robin Anderson, Pamela Miller, and Amy Han
By entertaining and educating, the media can play a huge role in changing the culture of consumerism.  

The Power of Social Movements by John de Graaf, Cecile Andrews, Wanda Urbanska, and Jonathan Dawson
Social movements need to focus their limitless potential on promoting sustainability.