- Eugene Odum. 1993. Ecology and our Endangered Life Support Systems. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates (chapter 4, ‘Energetics’). In Canvas.
- Kenneth Jackson. 1989. The baby boom and the age of the subdivision. Pp 146-61 in Technology and Society in Twentieth Century America. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. In Canvas.
- White House web page on energy and environment. 2018. Pick an article on this page and analyze it (referencing other readings and concepts from the week).
- Allen Brown, Will Parrish, Alice Speri. 2017. Police used private security aircraft for surveillance in Standing Rock no-fly zone. Sept 29, The Intercept.
- Lucy Walker, João Jardim, Karen Harley, Angus Aynsley, Hank Levine, and Vik Muniz. 2011. Waste land. Brampton, Ontario, Canada: Entertainment One Films Canada Inc. (film clip/excerpt)
- David de Vries. 2008. Life After People. Flight 33 Productions. (first week; skyscrapers; Pripyat Amusement Park)
- The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil. 2006.