David A. Bainbridge has been a professor, researcher, author and consultant in sustainable management. His Papers contain
manuscripts and published versions of his writings which primarily focus on sustainability, solar energy, agroforestry, and
restoration ecology. The writings include book chapters, articles, proceedings, research reports, notes, abstracts, book reviews,
and selected presentations authored or jointly authored by Bainbridge from 1971-2011. Also included are photographs and slides
of straw bale buildings.
David A. Bainbridge was born in 1948 in Schnectady, New York. He grew up in the west, living as a child in Colorado, Washington,
Oregon and California. He received a B.A. in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego (1970) and an M.S.
in Ecology from the University of California, Davis (1973). His interest in economics and the challenges of sustainable resource
management and environmental accounting began in the interdisciplinary Eco-Grad Group at the University of California, Davis
in the 1970s. His career began with environmental planning work for the Environmental Development Agency in San Diego in 1970
to protect the coastal lagoons of San Diego County.
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