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Empty Earth diagram from Herman Daly
Full Earth diagram from Herman Daly
Images from Herman Daly, "Economics for a Full World" (see reference below)

Abranches, Sérgio (2017). A Era do Imprevisto: A grande transição do século 21. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras.


Abramovay, Ricardo (2017). A engrenagem descontrolado: Início de uma transição brusca. Talk at Fórum Capitalismo e Meio Ambiente, Crescimento Zero e Desenvolvimento Sustentável, Campinas, SP. January 27. Video, 22m18s. 

Abramovay, Ricardo (2016). Beyond the Green Economy. New York: Routledge. Updated English version of Abramovay, Ricardo (2012). Muito Além da Economia Verde.  São Paulo: Editora Abril.


Allfed: Feeding Everyone No Matter What

Barmes, David and Fran Boait (2020). The Tragedy of Growth: To protect wellbeing and avoid ecological disaster we must abandon GDP growth and transform our economic system. London: Positive Money. May.


Bingswanger, Hans Christoph (1994). Money and Magic: A critique of the modern economy in the light of Goethe's Faust. Download Herman Daly's Review of this book.


Brynjolfsson, Erik and Andrew Mcafee (2014). The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. New York and London: WW. Norton.


Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy 

Clifford, Catherine (2016). "Elon Musk says robots will push us to a universal basic income: here's how it would work." CNBC video, November 18. 


Daly, Herman (1991). Steady-state Economics: Second Edition with New Essays. Washington, DC: Island Press.


Daly, Herman (2015). “Economics for a Full World.” Great Transitions Initiative Essay, June. Revised version of a paper prepared for the Blue World award. See the 2014 video of the speech he gave in Japan on receiving the award. Video, 25m34s. 

Daly, Herman (2015). On the Economy and the Environment. Video, 51m6s. 

Daly, Herman and Andrew Mazzoni (2015).  Smart Talk: Herman Daly on what’s beyond GNP Growth. Henry George School of Social Science. Video, 34m16s.


Daly, Herman and John Cobb (2016). Ecological Economics for and Ecological Civilization. Interview for National Public Radio International by Warren Olney. Video, 40m16s.

Degrowth, Wikipedia

Doughnut Economics Action Lab: Turning Doughnut Economics from a radical idea into transformative action.


Downes, Larry (2009). The Laws of Disruption: Harnessing the New Forces that Govern Life and Business in the Digital Age. New York, Basic Books.

Drift for Transition

Ehrenfeld, John R. and Hoffman, Andrew J. (2013). Flourishing: A Frank Conversation about Sustainability. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 

Giannetti de Fonseca, Eduardo (2016). Trópicos Utópicos: Uma perspectiva brasileira da crise civilizatória. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras.  

Hickel, Jason et al (2022). Degrowth can work -- here's how science can help. Nature, December 12.

Hoekstra, Rutger (2022). This is the moment to go Beyond GDP. WWF, Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll), and European Environmental Bureau.

Jackson, Tim (2017). Prosperity Without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition. New York: Routledge

Jackson, Tim (2018). "The Post-Growth Challenge: Secular Stagnation, Inequality and the Limits to
". CUSP Working Paper No 12. Guildford: University of Surrey


International Society for Ecological Economics

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Ketcham, Christopher (2017). "The Fallacy of Endless Growth." Pacific Standard

Knight, Peter T. (2020). “Sufficiency, Sustainability, and Innovation Media Moonshot.”  International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development 11:2 (April-June 2020), pp 67-79.

Max-Neef, Manfred A. (1993). Desarrollo a Escala Humana: Conceptos, aplicaciones y algunas reflexiones. Montevideo: Editorial Nordan-Comunidad.​

Mayer, Jane (2016). Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. New York: Doubleday.

Moore, Michael and Gibbs, Jeff (2020). Planet of the Humans. Video, 1hr40m1s.


Naam, Ramez (2013). The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet. Hanover: University Press of New England.

Paulson, Susan (2017). "Degrowth: culture, power and change". Journal of Political Ecology 24:1, pp 424-448.


Post Growth Institute

Raskin, Paul (2016). Journey to Earthland: The Great Transition to Planetary Civlization. Cambridge, MA: Tellus Institute for a Great Transition.

Raworth, Kate (2017). Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. See a brief video introduction (1m26s); a longer TED Talk on Doughnut Economics, video 16m52s; and a review by S4S Associate Wim Nusselder.

Raworth, Kate (2018). Doing the Doughnut at the G20? December 1.


Reich, Robert (2015). Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few. New York: Alfred A. Knoph.


Research and Degrowth, an academic association dedicated to research, training, awareness raising and events and organization around degrowth. 

Resende, André Lara (2013). Os Limites do Possível: A economia além da conjuntura. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras. 


Resende, André Lara (2015). Devagar e simples: Economia, Estado e vida contemporânea. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras.

Revkin, Andy (2020). Herman Daly and Kate Raworth on Pandemic-Resistant Economies. Video interview. 1h19m39s.

Rifkin, Jeremy (2017). A History of the Future – The World in 2025-31. Video,  1hr4m13s.

Rifkin, Jeremy (2018). The Third Industrial Revolution:A Radical New Sharing Economy. Video, 1hr44m58s. Vice Media, February 9. See the trailer 1m0s.

Ripple, et al. (2017). "World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice." Bioscience 67:12, December 1, pp 1026-1028.


Sabag Muñoz, Oscar and Eva Gladek (2017). One Planet Approaches: Methodology Mapping and Pathways Forward. Amsterdam: Metabolic.

Sachs, Jeffery D. (2015). The Age of Sustainable Development. New York: Columbia University Press. 


Sachs, Jeffery D. (2107). Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable. New York: Columbia University Press.


Schumacher, E.F. (1973/2010). Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: HarperCollins

Scjäpke, Niko and Rauschmayer, Relix (2014). "Going beyond efficiency: including altruistic motives in behavioural models for sustainability transitions to address sufficiency." SSPP Journal, May 1. 


Standing, Guy (2016). The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and Work Does Not Pay. London: Biteback.


Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (2016). The Future of Jobs and the Question of Basic Income. Panel discussion with Chris Hughes, co-Founder, Facebook; Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator; Juliana Bidadanure, Assistant Professor of :Philosophy, Stanford University; and Natalie Foster, Strategic Advisor to the Aspen Institute. December 19. Video, 42m33s.

Steady State Economy, Wikipedia

Surowiecki, James (2016). "The Case for Free Money: Why don't we have universal basic income?" The New Yorker,  June 20.

Sustainable Development Solutions Network: A Global Initiative for the United Nations.

The Gap Frame: A safe space for all of us. Website tracking progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals at national, regional and global levels. It translates the 17 Global Goals into relevant and measurable issues for each nation and presents them in a visual multi-dimensional world map.


The Institute for New Economic Thinking

The Steady Stater (1921). Rolling out the Doughnut Economy (with Kate Raworth). April 12, Podcast.


The Tellus Institute for a Great Transition


Veiga, José Eli da (2010). Sustentabilidade: a legitimação de um novo valor.  São Paulo: Editora SENAC. 

Veiga, José Eli da (2107). Mesa Capitalismo e Sustentabilidade. Fórum Capitalismo e Meio Ambiente, Crescimento Zero e Desenvolvimento Sustentável, Campinas, SP. January 27. Video.

Willman, Dale (2020). After the Pandemic: Designing a Just and Resilient Economy for All. Earth Institute, Columbia Uniiversity, from Sustain What Blog, April 3. Includes a link to a video interview of Jon Erickson, Juliet Schor, and Nate Hagens on this subject and links to their published work as well.

Yunus, Muhammad (2017). A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions. New York: Public Affairs.

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