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The Schumacher Briefings are carefully researched, clearly written booklets on key aspects of sustainable development, published approximately twice a year by Green Books on behalf of The Schumacher Society. They offer readers:

  • background information and an overview of the issue concerned
  • an understanding of the state of play in the UK and elsewhere
  • best practice examples of relevance for the issue under discussion
  • an overview of policy implications and implementation

Briefing 1: Transforming Economic Life

Price: £5.00

Author: James Robertson

First Published: 1998

Briefing 2: Creating Sustainable Cities

Price: £7.00

Author: Herbert Girardet

First Published: 1999

Briefing 3: The Ecology of Health

Price: £5.00

Author: Robin Stott

First Published: 2000

Briefing 4: The Ecology of Money

Price: £7.00

Author: Richard Douthwaite

First Published: 1999

Briefing 5: Contraction and Convergence

Price: £8.00

Author: Aubrey Meyer

First Published: 2000

Briefing 6: Sustainable Education

Price: £5.00

Author: S.R Sterling

First Published: 2001

Briefing 7: The Roots of Health

Price: £5.00

Author: Romy Fraser, Sandra Hill

First Published: 2001

Briefing 8: Bioregional Solutions

Price: £7.00

Author: Pooran Desai, Sue Riddlestone

First Published: 2002

Briefing 9: Gaian Democracies

Price: £8.00

Author: Ray Madron, John Jopling

First Published: 2002

Briefing 10: Solar World

Price: £6.00

Author: David Elliot

First Published: 2003

Briefing 11: The Natural Step

Price: £8.00

Author: David Cook

First Published: 2004

Briefing 12: Ecovillages

Price: £6.00

Author: Jonathan Dawson

First Published: 2006

Briefing 13: Converging World

Price: £8.00

Author: John Pontin, Ian Roderick

First Published: 2007

Briefing 14: Youth-led Development

Price: £8.00

Author: David Woolcombe

First Published: 2007

Briefing 15: Rekindling Community

Price: £8.00

Author: Alastair McIntosh

First Published: 2008

Briefing 16: The Biochar Debate

Price: £8.00

Author: James Bruges

First Published: 2009

Small is Beautiful in the 21st Century

Price: £8.00

Author: Diana Schumacher

First Published: 2011

2011 Conference DVD

Price: £10.00

Author: Schumacher Lectures 2011

First Published: 2011

Journey of the Universe

At the Bristol Big Green Week 2014

image to watch the trailer for Journey of the Universe

Watch the trailer for Journey of the Universe

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim