Campus Sustainability Books
Ecodemia (Keniry, 1995) Provides examples of successes and a few failures in greening campus operations.
Environmental Challenges for Higher Education: Integrating Sustainability into Academic Programs
(Wixon, Gould, Schmidt and Cox 1996) A collection of papers presented
at the symposium "Sustainable Development in Higher Education-A
Challenge for Educators by the Year 2000"
Greening the Ivory Tower
(Creighton, 1998) Excellent reference guide on specific areas of campus
operations such as dining services, grounds and landscaping,
purchasing, energy and utilities.
Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability: Problematics, Promise and Practice
(Corcoran and Wals2004) Provides a variety of valuable theoretical and
practical resources for students, teachers, researchers and
administrators who seek to integrate sustainability in higher
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (IJSHE) IJSHE
is the world's first fully-refereed journal on the theory and practice
of sustainable development in higher education. Target groups of the
journal are university administrators, professors, and staff in charge
of health and safety, water and electricity consumption and transport
Sustainability on Campus
(Barlett and Chase, 2004) Provides insightful first-hand accounts from
faculty and staff who have started sustainability initiative at their
Environmental Sustainability Books
Biomimicry : Innovation Inspired by Nature
( Benyus 1997) To achieve a world where humans could have a
fantastically high-tech and still sustainable civilization that could
blend seamlessly into the Earth, Janine Benyus credibly explains, we
have only to respect, study, and emulate nature.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change
( Kolbert 2006) In writing that is both clear and unbiased, Kolbert
approaches this monumental problem from every angle and brings the
environment into the consciousness of the American people to asks what,
if anything, can be done, and how we can save our planet.
Mid-Course Correction: Toward a Sustainable Enterprise: The Interface Model
( Anderson 1999) Ray Anderson, founder of one of the world's largest
interior furnishings companies, recounts his awakening to the
importance of environmental issues and outlines the steps his
petroleum-dependent company, Interface, Inc., is taking in its quest to
become a sustainable enterprise.
Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution
(Hawken and Lovins 1999) Three top strategists show how leading-edge
companies are practicing "a new type of industrialism" that is more
efficient and profitable while saving the environment and creating jobs.
The Future of Life
(Wilson 2003) Based on a love affair with the natural world that spans
70 years, Wilson combines lyrical descriptions with dire warnings and
remarkable stories of flora and fauna on the edge of extinction with