Atheneum: boek

Deze pagina bevat selectie van lezenswaardige boeken in het licht van de missie van Stichting Civitas Naturalis. Zij zijn geordend aflopend naar datum. This page contains selection of books worth reading in light of the mission of Civitas Naturalis Foundation. They are arranged descending by date.

 


If Mayors Ruled the World

Benjamin R. Barber | 2013 Challenges of our time —climate change, terrorism, poverty, and trafficking of drugs, guns, and people — the nations of the world seem paralysed. The problems are too big, entrenched, and divisive for the nation state. … Lees verder

Simpler: The Future of Government

Governments everywhere are undergoing a quiet and profound revolution: they’re getting simpler, more cost-effective, and focused on improved outcomes not politics. For four years one of the leading lights of that revolution, Cass Sunstein, as President Obama’s “Regulatory Czar,” oversaw … Lees verder

Thinking in Systems

Donella Meadows, Diana Wright (ed.) | 2008 In the years following her role as the lead author of the International bestseller, Limits to Growth – the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet – … Lees verder

Systems Thinking for Curious Managers

Russell L. Ackoff | 2009 This gem of a book introduces the extraordinary world of systems thinking and its ‘Dean’, Russell L. Ackoff, to curious and enquiring managers, teachers, business people – anyone, anywhere who works in an organisation. Finished … Lees verder

The Limits to Growth

Club of Rome | 1972 In March 1972, a report by a group of young scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) commissioned by Aurelio Peccei, founder of The Club of Rome, shook the world. The report excels in … Lees verder

Publiek Risico: Essays

Eric Frank en Jack Kruf | 2020 De beginselen van risicomanagement liggen besloten in elk ecosysteem en zijn voor wat de mens betreft zo’n 300.000 jaar oud. Elk mens heeft in zijn hersenen de vroege ontwikkelingsstadia nog opgeslagen. Om te … Lees verder

A Place like No Other

Anthony R.E. Sinclair with René Beyers | Princeton University Press Discovering the Secrets of Serengeti With its rich biodiversity, astounding wildlife, and breathtaking animal migrations, Serengeti is like no other ecosystem on the planet. A Place like No Other is … Lees verder

Surroundings: A History of Environments and Environmentalisms

Etienne S. Benson Given the ubiquity of environmental rhetoric in the modern world, it’s easy to think that the meaning of the terms environment and environmentalism are and always have been self-evident.But in Surroundings, we learn that the environmental past … Lees verder

Form and Flow

Kian Goh | MIT Press An examination of urban climate change response strategies and the resistance to them by grassroots activists and social movements. Cities around the world are formulating plans to respond to climate change and adapt to its … Lees verder

Forests Adrift

Charles D. Canham | Yale University Press Currents Shaping the Future of Northeastern Tree. A captivating analysis of the past, present, and future of northeastern forests and the forces that have shaped them. “Charlie Canham takes us on an inspiring walk through … Lees verder

L’ architecture de la forêt guyanaise

Profile of a patch of forest of about 30 X 40 m in the Saül region by Roelof Oldeman (1974), at an altitude of 285 m. Thick line: trees of the whole of the present; dotted and shaded: trees of … Lees verder

Organisatienetwerken

Patrick Kenis en Bart Cambré De organisatievorm van de toekomst In onze veranderende wereld kunnen complexe problemen enkel aangepakt worden als organisaties samenwerken. Individuele organisaties zijn niet in staat om deze complexiteit het hoofd te bieden. Ze moeten hun expertise … Lees verder