Hugh S.; Fraser: A Journey North: The Great Thompson Nickel Discovery
We owe a debt of gratitude to senior Inco geologist Hugh Fraser for publishing this book in 1985. It describes in great detail an incredible exploration effort that culminated in the 1956 discovery of the Thompson nickel deposit that is still being mined today.
Edited by Thomas E. Graedel and Ester van der Voet: Linkages of Sustainability
"To meet the challenge surrounding the sustainable use of resources, improvements are needed in many areas: technological innovation across the entire mineral life cycle (e.g. improvements in exploration, mining, and processing methods, product design and recycling system design), new policy instuments, more complete databases, more integrated models, better-informed stakeholders and citizen iniatives, and various types of entrepreneurship. Most importantly, the challenge of sustainability requires a generation of practitioners and analysts with a multidisciplinary understanding of a broad set of issues."
Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
Daniel Goleman: Ecological Intelligence: The Hidden Impacts of What We Buy
A thought-provoking analysis of everything we consume
Chris Turner: The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need
A very optimistic view of global sustainable development.
Jeff Rubin: Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
"Putting a price on carbon emissions when your emissions are falling and your competitor's emissions are soaring is compelling economics."
Gwynne Dyer: Climate Wars: How Peak Oil and the Climate Crisis Will Change Canada (and Our Lives)
Why developed countries need to become extremely energy efficient and how a global emissions trading system would work