What Matters/Stewardship and Sustainability

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Stewardship and Sustainability[edit | edit source]

A planetary disk of white cloud formations, brown and green land masses, and dark blue oceans against a black background. The Arabian peninsula, Africa and Madagascar lie in the upper half of the disk, while Antarctica is at the bottom.
A color image of Earth as seen from Apollo 17

Seven billion people share the limited resources of our magnificent planet. We have a responsibility to conserve resources and live sustainably so we do not jeopardize the ability of future generations to enjoy our earth.

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  • Meadows, Donella H.; Jorgen Randers; Dennis L. Meadows (2004). Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update. Chelsea Green. pp. 368. ISBN 978-1931498586. 
  • Brown, Lester R. (2009). Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. W. W. Norton & Company. pp. 384. ISBN 978-0393337198. 
  • Jackson, Tim (2011). Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet. Routledge. pp. 288. ISBN 978-1849713238. 
  • Heinberg, Richard (2011). The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. New Society Publishers. pp. 336. ISBN 978-0865716957. 
  • Eisenstein, Charles (July 12, 2011). Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition. Evolver Editions. ISBN 978-1583943977.