Copies of about 100 book reviews completed in EVDS
747 since the fall of 1994 are available in the resource centre.
There is now a flood of literature on environmental management and related
topics, some of it very good, some of it a waste of time and money. Thirteen
of the 48 books reviewed by students in the environmental management course
have been highly recommended.
Herman Daly, Beyond Growth, Beacon Press, Boston, 1996.
The economics of global sustainable
Sim Van Der Ryn and Stuart Cowan, Ecological Design, Island Press,
and practice of environmental design and sustainability
Joel Makower, The E-Factor: The Bottom-Line Approach to Environmentally
Responsible Business, Tilden Press,1994.
Steven J. Bennett, Richard Freierman, and Stephen George, Corporate Realities
and Environmental Truths - Strategies for Leading Your Business in the Environmental
Era, John Wiley, Toronto,1993.
Kathryn Harrison and George Hoberg, Risk, Science, and Politics - Regulating
Toxic Substances in Canada and the United States, McGill Queen's University
Press, Montreal and Kingston,1994
Brett Ibbotson and John-David Phyper, Environmental Management in Canada,
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto,1996.
Stephen Schmidheiny, Federico Zorraquin, and the World Business Council
for Sustainable Development, Financing Change, The Financial Community,
Eco-Efficiency and Sustainable Development, The MIT Press, Cambridge,1996.
Donella H, Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, and Jorgen Randers, Beyond the
Limits, Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future,
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto,1992.
must be read along with the 1972 Limits to Growth upon which it is
Peter Schwartz, The Art of the Long View; Planning for the Future in
an Uncertain World, Currency Doubleday,1996.
A credible and practical guide to strategic planning using
Ann Dale and John B. Robinson (eds), Achieving Sustainable Development,
UBC Press, Vancouver,1996
the chapter on industrial ecology by Raymond Cote.
Tim Jackson, Material Concerns: Pollution, Profit and Quality of Life,
Routledge, New York, 1996.
mechanisms for reducing consumption and improving efficiency.