You can read A Matter Of Scale online, by using the navigation bar at the top of the screen. Start at The Beginning (it's a very good place to start) and work your way through Parts One to Four. Supplementary information is in the Resources section.

There is also a copy of the book to read at The Internet Archive.

Book Download

The entire book is available to download in Adobe PDF format by clicking on the link below. If you want to save the file rather than open it within your browser, use the right-click button and select "Save Link As" or "Save Target As". 

Download location 1 (USA, (PDF, 6MB)

Download location 2 (UK, PlusNet) (PDF, 6MB) (backup only - enabled if primary fails)


Podcasts (audio recordings) of key sections are being created for the visually impaired, and anyone who wants to hear, rather than read A Matter Of Scale. To download a Podcast (in MP3 format) right-click on the link and save the file. Clicking on the link will normally play the audio within your browser.

The Podcasts are stored offline at the Internet Archive.

Chapter 10: Why Does It Matter?

Introduction (improved quality)
The Three Tests: Part 1 (improved quality)
The Three Tests: Part 2 (improved quality)

Chapter 11: Why Connect

Introduction (improved quality)
The Connection (improved quality)

Chapter 13: Why Can't We Connect?

The Tools Of Disconnection: Part 1
The Tools Of Disconnection: Part 2
The Tools Of Disconnection: Part 3
The Tools Of Disconnection: Part 4
The Tools Of Disconnection: Part 5
Who Is Responsible?

Chapter 16: Making The Change

Introduction (improved quality)

Level 1: Ways To Live                
Consuming, Eating and Travelling (improved quality)
Living, Working and Reproducing (improved quality)
Restoring and Educating (improved quality)
Sabotaging (improved quality)

Level 2: Ways To Accelerate change
Innovators, Early Adopters and the rest (improved quality)
Tipping Points and Sabotage (improved quality)

Level 3: Ways To Influence People
The Eco-Meme (improved quality)

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