Best Seller List in Academic Environmental Science

Library Journal listed Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy as a best-selling academic title in environmental science. It joins other titles focusing on climate disruption and our path to a livable future. March 2022.

Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy appears on Orion Magazine’s list of Ten Books for Every Transformational Change Bookshelf

James Gustave Speth thinks and writes more than anyone about transforming the political economy. As a long-time leader in the environmental movement, he knows exactly what we’re up against with the dominant systems. So when he puts together a list of top books about transformational change, we are going to want to read them. To…

The Progressive magazine’s Favorite Books of 2021

Bill Lueders, editor of The Progressive, called out Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy as one of his favorite books of the year. Her book offers essential hope that we can yet save ourselves . . . from ourselves. Another important take on achieving a cleaner and safer world . . .

Radio Interviews about our Fossil-Free Future

I’ve had a chance to talk about my book on public radio, which has been a lot of fun. If you want to tune into my conversation with the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio, from October 4, 2021, that’s about a 30 minute listen. For a medium (less than 15 minutes) or shortish…

#1 New Release (September 2, 2021)

While I’m not a big promoter of Amazon, it was exciting to see my book listed as #1 New Release for a variety of categories today: corporate governance, sustainable business development, and project management. Happy to see the cooperative model is generating interest at this critical time in the climate crisis. Thanks for everyone’s support!…

Everything Co-op Interview

With a radio/podcast show name like “Everything Co-op,” it was a perfect fit for an interview about my book. My episode is linked here (June 2021). Working with the host for the show, Vernon Oakes, was a lot of fun, and they have a great archive of stories. So if you’re not already one of…

Page Proofs for THE Book Arrived!

It seemed this day would never be here when I started the sustainable cooperatives project. After many months of work and using the isolation of this global pandemic to turn inward and keep writing… I now have the page proofs of the book for the final stage of edits. Yale University Press tells me they…

Capitalizing the Cooperative Movement: Caixa Popular

Imagine a stakeholder bank owned by its employees and other cooperatives; that has a values-based purpose; implements strong environmental sustainability; did not engage in the speculative lending practices that resulted in the global financial crisis; did not foreclose on any homeowners during the crisis; has total transparency in salaries; and whose CEO is paid only…

BioTrèmol: Building a Local, Small-Scale Organic Food System

This week I was talking with a new organic berry farmer about how their sales to grocery stores were going.  He said, “Not so great.  We’re at an odd size where we have too many berries to just rely on direct sales to customers who come to the farm, and too few for the grocery stores to…