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All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon's Perspective on Climate Change Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250772947
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Published: Picador - November 17th, 2020

All Hell Breaking Loose is an eye-opening examination of climate change from the perspective of the U.S. military.


A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781541724112
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Published: PublicAffairs - November 17th, 2020

The first book to offer a proven, fast, inexpensive, practical way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and prevent catastrophic climate change.


The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250758224
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2020

This century has seen the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history—but who bears the brunt of these monster storms?


How Are We Going to Explain This?: Our Future on a Hot Earth Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982163136
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Published: Scribner - November 17th, 2020

There’s a new story in the making, one in which the consequences of our actions add up—and every contribution is meaningful.

If climate change is the biggest threat humanity has ever faced, then why are we doing so little about it?


Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501163593
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 10th, 2020

Meet Michael Skelly, the man boldly harnessing wind energy that could power America’s future and break its fossil fuel dependence in this “essential, compelling look into the future of the nation’s power grid” (Bryan Burrough, author of The Big Rich).

The United States is in the midst of an energy transition.


The Vertical Farm (Tenth Anniversary Edition): Feeding the World in the 21st Century Cover Image
By Dr. Dickson Despommier, Gene A. Giacomelli (Afterword by), Majora Carter (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250769800
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Published: Picador - November 17th, 2020

The updated tenth anniversary edition, with a new afterword by Gene A. Giacomelli!

"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today." --Sting


A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781538719985
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 6th, 2020

In this scientifically informed account of the changes occurring in the world over the last century, award-winning broadcaster and natural historian shares a lifetime of wisdom and a hopeful vision for the future.


See the world. Then make it better.

I am 93. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.


The Fragile Earth: Writing from The New Yorker on Climate Change Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063017542
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A New York Times New & Noteworthy Book

One of the Daily Beast’s 5 Essential Books to Read Before the Election


A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning, Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Ear Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781603589024
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 21st, 2020

A modern classic of the new agrarianism

"Chris Smaje...shows that the choice is clear. Either we have a small farm future, or we face collapse and extinction."--Vandana Shiva

"Every young person should read this book."--Richard Heinberg


The Good Ancestor: A Radical Prescription for Long-Term Thinking Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781615197309
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Published: The Experiment - November 3rd, 2020

The most important question we must ask ourselves is, “Are we being good ancestors?”

So said Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine in 1953 but refused to patent it—forgoing profit so that more lives could be saved.

Salk’s radical generosity to future generations should inspire us.


Living Without Plastic: More Than 100 Easy Swaps for Home, Travel, Dining, Holidays, and Beyond Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781579659400
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Published: Artisan - November 10th, 2020

“An eye-opening guide on how to lessen one’s dependence on plastics. . . . This is a clarion, convincing wake-up call to the scope of the global plastic problem and what readers can do about it.


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Deluxe Edition Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593297148
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Published: Penguin Press - October 13th, 2020

An illustrated edition of the groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, Time's Person of the Year and the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation. Includes 61 color photographs from Greta's incredible journey.

“Everything needs to change. And it has to start today.”


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