I recommend this book to educators, parents, and community leaders so that they can spread awareness to more people.
Thrivability thus becomes a new code word for recognizing the human "capacity for empathy, compassion, collaboration, playfulness, creativity, enthusiasm and love."
Thriving Beyond Sustainability is a thought provoking, positive book that addresses current complex issues regarding sustainability.
Had to read it for the honors college at Purdue to talk about sustainability. I'm sure it was a good book. No one ever read it. If you do, you're wasting your time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brandon
"Sustainability separates us from nature and envisions us 'getting by' by limiting our negative environmental impacts over the long term. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Paolo & Francesca
It sumarizes a large number of initiatives for a more sustainable society throughout the world. Like in a catalog, the author groups the different approaches on the same problems. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Emmanuel Baeten
It does not explain sustainability at all. I was supposed to use this as a reference for a sustainability class and never bothered to open itPublished 6 months ago by Kiril S.
This book arrived only a few days after I ordered it. The book was in great (almost new) condtion, and it was sold for a fair price!Published 13 months ago by Rebecca
This is currently a text book for my intro to sustainability class. It has great information, ideas, and focus on what is going on in our environment and how we can help!Published 19 months ago by Hannah S
This book puts our current environmental challenges -- from global warming to pollution to loss of biodiversity into a a broad context that explains how human society can -- and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Anne Hopkins
Lots of interesting ideas but needed to go beyond just presenting lots of interesting ideas and synthesize these into an action plan. Read morePublished 23 months ago by David Lergessner
Received the book promptly and it was in great condition. This is a good selection for the lay person or the teaching environment. Read morePublished on January 23, 2012 by hassenfritz