The New Climate War | The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

Author Michael E. Mann Description Shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year awardA renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet. Recycle. Fly less. Eat […]

The Poisoned City | Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy

Author Anna Clark Description When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins. Through a series of disastrous decisions, the state government had switched the city’s water supply to a source that corroded Flint’s aging lead pipes. Complaints about the […]

The Physics of Energy

Author Robert L. Jaffe Description The Physics of Energy provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the scientific principles governing energy sources, uses, and systems. This definitive textbook traces the flow of energy from sources such as solar power, nuclear power, wind power, water power, and fossil fuels through its transformation in devices such as […]

Cadillac Desert | The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition

Author Marc Reisner Description “The definitive work on the West’s water crisis.” –NewsweekThe story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecological and economic disaster. […]

Environment and Society (2nd ed.) | A Critical Introduction

Author Paul Robbins Description Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects.Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new exercises, shorter theory chapters, and refocused sections […]

All We Can Save | Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

Author Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Description NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.“A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?”—The New York Times   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS […]

A Framework for Community Ecology | Species Pools, Filters and Traits

Author Paul A. Keddy Description This book addresses an important problem in ecology: how are communities assembled from species pools? This pressing question underlies a broad array of practical problems in ecology and environmental science, including restoration of damaged landscapes, management of protected areas, and protection of threatened species. This book presents a simple logical […]

Drawdown | The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Author Paul Hawken Description • New York Times bestseller •The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world“At this point in time, the Drawdown book is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the […]

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