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by William Shutkin

  • Author: William Shutkin
  • ISBN: 0976452081
  • ISBN13: 978-0976452089
  • ePub: 1164 kb | FB2: 1352 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Nature & Ecology
  • Publisher: The Public Press (September 26, 2007)
  • Pages: 212
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 367
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A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet ePub download

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He has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, . News & World Report and on National Public Radio, and is the author of the award-winning book, The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century (MIT Press, 2000), and A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet (Public. A social entrepreneur, attorney and educator, William Shutkin has been at the forefront of the sustainability field for over 25 years.

William is the author of the award-winning book, The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century and A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet. David Brower described him as an environmental visionary creating solutions to today’s problems with a passion that would make John Muir and Martin Luther King equally proud. William received his BA in history and classics from Brown University and a JD and MA in history from the University of Virginia.

William Shutkin is a renowned social entrepreneur, educator, and attorney. He has lectured and consulted around the world on the ideas and innovations guiding us to a just and prosperous future. He serves as the president and CEO of the Presidio Graduate School, where he is also the Richard M. Gray Fellow in Sustainability Practice. His work covers an expansive terrain, from sustainability to social innovation, urban planning to economic development, green design to global warming.

Bill is the author of two books, the award-winning The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, and A Republic of Trees, Field Notes on People, Place and the Planet.

Guest: William Shutkin, Chair in Sustainable Development, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado. Bill is the author of two books, the award-winning The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, and A Republic of Trees, Field Notes on People, Place and the Planet.

William Shutkin is a consultant at Zocalo Community Development, a Denver-based real estate firm that aims to. .Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, and A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet.

William Shutkin is a consultant at Zocalo Community Development, a Denver-based real estate firm that aims to achieve the highest levels of sustainability impact, delivering award-winning mixed-use, mixed-income LEED®-Gold certified projects. With Zocalo, William is spearheading the development of a green, 300-unit mixed-income, mixed-use project on 15 acres in Boulder, Colorado. William is the author of the award-winning book, The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, and A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet.

This book uses its ingredients-the insights of some of the finest farmers on the planet-to fashion something entirely .

This book uses its ingredients-the insights of some of the finest farmers on the planet-to fashion something entirely new: a recipe for the future. The other thing I loved about this book was that Barber covers the same familiar ground as others - the evils of monoculture crops, the dangers of pesticides, fishing species to extinction, etc. - but he does it in a way that is fresh and interesting.

An informal sequel to the award-winning The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, A Republic of Trees is the latest installment in William Shutkin's on-going quest to align natural and human-made systems into one unified, bold and sustainable model for social and economic development. The book invites us to imagine a political order in which society and nature are seen as interdependent, as sustaining each other in a new republic, a Republic of Trees.