There is an important sense in which you are what you read. In this spirit, and so that you can see where we are coming from, as well as where we are going to, we have put together a list of books that have informed and influenced us.
We have limited ourselves to ten books each and have provided you with a brief commentary. The list is fairly eclectic and should provide something for all tastes. You can download the Green House reading list (pdf, 126 K) here.
Book of the Month
Jared Diamond (2005), Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive (Allen Lane).
This book provides the context for how our current capitalist economy. In the past societies that have run out of resources have tended to be regional or island economies (e.g. Easter Island) how ever the current globalised system means that collapse if humanity continues to use more than a sustainable level of resources could be catastrophic.
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