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Radical simplicity : small footprints on a finite earth

Author: Jim Merkel
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2003.
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"Many people feel the need to change their own lifestyles as a tangible way of transforming our unsustainable culture. Radical Simplicity is the first book to guide you toward a personal sustainability goal, and then offer a way to lower your footprint to be more equitable among all people, species, and generations. Using three tools - including steps from Your Money or Your Life and techniques from Our Ecological  Read more...
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Merkel, Jim.
Radical simplicity.
Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2003
(OCoLC)244768991
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Merkel
ISBN: 0865714738 9780865714731
OCLC Number: 52920557
Description: xxi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Journey to simplicity --
Building the case for global living --
A culture of global living --
Sustainability in action --
Three tools --
Sharing the earth --
Getting started --
The first tool: ecological footprinting --
The second tool: your money or your life --
The third tool: learning from nature --
Integration --
Applying the tools --
The wiseacre challenge --
The one-hundred-year-old plan --
Toward a sustainable future --
Appendix A: Footprint factors --
Appendix B: footprinting worksheets --
Appendix C: YMOYL worksheets --
Appendix D: wiseacre worksheets.
Responsibility: Jim Merkel ; foreword by Vicki Robin.
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