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With another two months of summer left, and another six weeks to go before university students hit the books again, it is time to give some recommended readings about environmental, technology and economic issues.

Economics

When Corporations Rule the World. David Korten.1995 (hardcover) 2001 (softcover). Berret-Koehler Publishers.

Post Corporate World: Life after Capitalism. 2000. Berret-Koehler Publishers.

Going Local: Creating Self Reliant Communities in a Global Age. Micheal Shuman. 1998.

Making Globalization Work. Joseph Stiglitz. 2007.  W.W. Norton & Company Inc.

Environment

An Inconvenient Truth. Al Gore. 2006. Roldale/Melcher Media.

Our Choice. Al Gore. 2009. Rodale /Melcher Media.

The Climate War: True believers, power brokers and the fight to save the earth. Eric Pooley. 2009. Hyperion.

The Green Collar Economy. Van Jones. 2009 (paperback). Harper One.

Hot, Flat & Crowded 2.0. Thomas Friedman. 2009 (paperback). Douglas & McIntyre.

Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World. Tom Rand. 2010. Eco Ten Publishing Inc.

Globalization, Internet & Technology

The World is Flat: Release 3.0. Thomas Friedman. 2007. Douglas & McIntyre.

The Lexus and the Olive Tree.  Thomas Friedman. 2000 (paperback). Anchor Books.

Grown up Digital. Don Tapscott. 2009. McGraw Hill.

Growing Up Digital. Don Tapscott. 1997. McGraw Hill.

Born Digital. John Palfrey and Urs Gasser. 2010 (paperback). Basic Books.

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