Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

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This book approaches the study of the environment from two academic disciplines: both sociologists and philosophers have concerns about our environmenta€™s ability not only to sustain itself but to thrive. The book examines the differences between a€œsustainabilitya€ and a€œthrivability.a€ Such topics as the sixth mass extinction (now underway), fracking, plastics, food waste and deforestation are explored. The book also considers the skepticism about humansa€™ being the cause of a deteriorating environment and details naturea€™s adverse role in harming the environment. Finally, the text gives reasons why choosing a thrivability approach is not only (obviously) beneficial but quite possible, and discusses practical ways in which thrivability can be taught.Participants were given a copy of the essay along with a photograph of the presumed author. ... However, we wanted to acknowledge that there is some risk involved when pursuing happiness, but bear in mind all the research cited here was from a psychological perspective. ... Founded in 2000, it is a peer-reviewed a€œ interdisciplinary forum on subjective well-beinga€ which addresses such topics as anbsp;...

Title:Beyond Sustainability
Author:Tim Delaney, Tim Madigan
Publisher:McFarland - 2014-02-24


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