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How should we act and think economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? The Approaching Great Transformation begins to answer this massive question, focusing on the people and communities already at work on the transition: energy descent pioneers in the UK and the US educating their communities about the road ahead, small enterprises defying traditional "profit" in favor of permanence and sustainability, and cities preparing for a post carbon future.Highlighting the work of thinkers like John Ruskin and E. F. Schumacher, Magnuson here builds on his previous book, Mindful Economics. is already being done. The Approaching Great Transformation extends the ideas put forth in Magnuson's previous book,Mindful Economics, and features a foreword by Helena Noberg-Hodge.
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