Ecology in Action

Author Fred D. Singer Description Taking a fresh approach to integrating key concepts and research processes, this undergraduate textbook encourages students to develop an understanding of how ecologists raise and answer real-world questions. Four unique chapters describe the development and evolution of different research programs in each of ecology’s core areas, showing students that research […]

Garbology | Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash

Author Edward Humes Description A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist takes readers on a surprising tour of the world of garbage. Take a journey inside the secret world of our biggest export, our most prodigious product, and our greatest legacy: our trash. It’s the biggest thing we make: The average American is on track to produce a […]

On Fire | The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

Author Naomi Klein Description #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author Naomi Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal in this “keenly argued, well-researched, and impassioned” manifesto (The Washington Post).An instant bestseller, On Fire shows Klein at her most prophetic and philosophical, investigating the climate crisis not only as a profound political […]

The Story of More | How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here

Author Hope Jahren Description “Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature “A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light years, written in a brilliantly sardonic and conversational style.” —E. O. Wilson“Hope Jahren asks the central question of our […]

The Future We Choose | Surviving the Climate Crisis

Author Christiana Figueres Description A cautionary but optimistic book about the world’s changing climate and the fate of humanity, from Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac—who led negotiations for the United Nations during the historic Paris Agreement of 2015.The authors outline two possible scenarios for our planet. In one, they describe what life on Earth will […]

Saving Us | A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World

Author Katharine Hayhoe Description NATIONAL BESTSELLER “An optimistic view on why collective action is still possible—and how it can be realized.” —The New York Times “As far as heroic characters go, I’m not sure you could do better than Katharine Hayhoe.” —Scientific American “It’s not an exaggeration to say that Saving Us is one of […]

A Planet to Win | Why We Need a Green New Deal

Author Kate Aronoff Description All politics are climate politics in the twenty-first century—and this bold book argues for a Green New Deal that confronts both climate change and inequality The age of climate gradualism is over, as unprecedented disasters are exacerbated by inequalities of race and class. We need profound, radical change. A Green New Deal […]

The Age of Sustainable Development

Author Jeffrey D. Sachs Description Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world’s most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental […]

Global Warming (5th ed.) | The Complete Briefing

Author John Houghton Description How much of global warming is due to human activities? How far will it be possible to adapt to changes of climate? Sir John Houghton’s definitive, full colour guide to climate change answers these questions and more by providing the best and latest information available, including the latest IPCC findings. The […]

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