Books

Sustainable Energy Solutions For Climate Change

Diesendorf M 2014. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change. Routledge-Earthscan, London, and NewSouth Publishing, Sydney. Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technologies and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science, technology, economics...
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Climate Action: A campaign manual for greenhouse solutions

Diesendorf M 2009. Climate Action: A campaign manual for greenhouse solutions, UNSW Press, Sydney. In the USA, social movements succeeded in stopping 59 proposals to build new conventional coal-fired power stations. In the UK, there is a continuing campaign to stop the expansion of Heathrow Airport, mostly on the grounds of the greenhouse gas emissions from increased flights. Responding to this...
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Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an ecologically sustainable future.

Diesendorf M & Hamilton C (eds) 1997. Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an ecologically sustainable future. Allen & Unwin, Sydney. “A brilliant synthesis of ecology and economics that provides a sure guide to a sustainable future. It is a must for all environmentalists and economists.” Charles Birch “This book is such a useful guide to responsible decision-making that it...
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The Magic Bullet

Diesendorf M 1976. The Magic Bullet: Social implications and limitations of modern medicine: an environmental approach. Society for Social Responsibility in Science (ACT), Canberra. “The issues faced in this book are central to the decisions which society must make in the decades ahead of us. The papers I have read in this volume suggest that clarity and integrity of mind...
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