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note: english and german booklists differ, since some of the titles (english and german ones) unfortunately haven’t been translated

Peak Oil
The Party’s over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, Richard Heinberg
Peak Oil Survival, Preparation for Life after Gridcrash, Aric McBay
The End of Oil, Paul Roberts
Peak Oil – A Users Guide, no copyright

Climate Change
The Weathermakers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change, Tim Flannery
The Rough Guide to Climate Change, Robert Henson
The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook – 77 Skills to Stop Climate Change – or live through it, David de Rothschild
Heat – How we can stop the planet burning, George Monbiot
The Atlas of Climate Change, Kristin Dow & Thomas E. Powning
Beating the Heat, Why and how we must combat Global Warming, John J. Berger
The Carbon Buster’s Home Energy Handbook, Godo Stoyke
How to live a low-carbon life – the individual’s guide to stopping climate change, Chris Goodall
Carbon Detox – Your Step to Step guide to getting real about climate change, George Marshall

Society
Collapse
: How Societies choose to fail or survive, Jared Diamond
Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace, Vandana Shiva
Soil not Oil – Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity, Vandana Shiva
Soil and Soul, People versus Corporate Power, Alistair McIntosh
Exterminate all the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist
The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott & Joel Bakan
The World Without Us, Alan Weisman
Endgame – The Problem of Civilization, Derrick Jensen
Endgame II – Resistance, Derrick Jensen
A Simpler Way, Margaret J. Wheatley, Myron Kellner-Rogers
The Ethical Slut – A Roadmap for Relationship Pioneer, Dossie Easton, Catherine A. Liszt

Transition Towns
The Transition Handbook, Rob Hopkins

Permaculture / Do it yourself
Permaculture in a Nutshell, Patrick Whitefield
The Earthcare Manual – A Permaculture Handbook for Britain and other temperate Climates, Patrick Whitefield
Permaculture – Principles and Pathways beyond Sustainability , David Holmgren
Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual , Bill Mollison & David Holmgren
The Permaculture Garden , Graham Bell
The Permaculture Way: Practical Steps to Create a Self-Sustainable World , Graham Bell
Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture, 2nd edition, Rosemary Morrow
The Woodland Way, A Permaculture Approach to Sustainable Woodland Management, Ben Law
Forest Gardening, Robert Hart
How to make a Forest Garden, Patrick Whitefield

The Self-Sufficiency Handbook, Alan & Gill Bridgewater
The Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency , John Seymour
The Forgotten Household Crafts, John Seymour
A Guide to Whole-Grain Breadmaking , Laurel Robertson
The Bread  Builders, Hearth Loves and Masonry Ovens, Alan Scott, Daniel Wind, Daniel Wing
Plants for a Future: Edible & Useful Plants for a Healthier World, Ken Fern
The New Holistic Herbal, David Hoffman
Guide to Bees and Honey, Ted Hooper
Living Wood, Mike Abbott

Building
A Timeless Way of Building , Christopher Alexander
The New Independent Home, Michael Potts
Building Green, Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
Building a Strawbale House, The Redfeather Construction Handbook, Nathaniel Corum
Shelter, Lloyd Kahn

Design
A Pattern Language, Christopher Alexander
The Nature Of Design: Ecology, Culture and Human Intention, David W. Orr
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things, Michael Braungart, William McDonough

Economy
Small is beautiful, A study of economics as if people mattered, E.F. Schumacher
Interest And Inflation Free Money: An Exchange Medium That Works For Everybodybody, Margrit Kennedy

Ecopsychology/Ecosophy/Holistic Science and Education
Animate Earth – Science, Intuition and Gaia, Stephan Harding
Pagan Visions for a Sustainable Future, Collection of Essays
Soulcraft, Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche, Bill Plotkin
The Voice of the Earth: An Exploration of Ecopsychology, Theodore Roszak
Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living, Fritjof Capra
The Web Of Life: A New Synthesis of Mind and Matter , Fritjof Capra
One Straw Revolution, Masanobu Fukuoka
Hidden Nature, The startling insights of Victor Schauberger, Alick Bartholomew
Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World, Michael K. Stone, Zenobia Barlow, Fritjof Capra
Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment and the Human Prospect, David W. Orr
The Rebirth of Nature, The Greening of Science and God, Rupert Sheldrake
The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature Of Order, Christopher Alexander
The Way, An Ecological World-View, Edward Goldsmith
Gaia: A New Look At Life On Earth, James Lovelock,
Ages of Gaia, James Lovelock
Homage to Gaia, James Lovelock
Revenge of Gaia, James Lovelock
Sacred Earth, Sacred Sex – Rapture of the Deep: Concerning Deep Ecology and Celebrating Life, Dolores Lachapelle
Coming Back To Live
: Practices To Reconnect Our Lives, Our World, Joanna Macy
The Spell of the Sensuous, David Abram
You are, therefore I am, Satish Kumar
Visionaries of the 20th Century, A Resurgence Anthology, Satish Kumar, Freddy Whitefield
Future Scenarios – Mapping the Cultural Implications of Peak Oil and Climate Change, David Holmgren
The Vanishing Face of Gaia – A Final Warning, James Lovelock

Art & Ecology
Art, Nature Dialogues – Interviews with environmental artists, John K. Grande
Balance: Art and Nature, John K. Grande
A widening field, Miranda Tufnell, Chris Crickmay

Biographical Essays
The Good Life, Helen and Scott Nearing
Self-Sufficiency, Sally and John Seymour
Walden, Henry Thoreau
The Snow Leopard, Peter Mathiessen

Psychology
Rediscovering the True Self, Ingeborg Bosch Bonomo

Indigenous Culture
Touch the Earth, T.C. McLuhan
Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a sustainable future, Melissa K. Nelson

Taoism
Taoism. The Way of the Mystic, J.C. Cooper
Tao, The Pathless Path, Osho
Tao: The Watercourse Way, Alan Watts

Spiritual Path
The Power of Now, Eckardt Tolle
A New Earth, Eckhardt Tolle

Ecovillages
Ecovillage Living, Restoring the Earth and Her People, Hildur Jackson & Karen Svensson
Ecovillages, A practical guide to sustainable communities, Jan Martin Bang
Eurotopia, Directory for ecovillages and intenional communities in Europe, eurotopia.de

User’s Guides/Compilations
Worldchanging – A User’s Guide for the 21st Century, Alex Steffen