Sustainability Books

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316260244
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 24th, 2017

An eye-opening and essential tour of the vanishing world

Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501170256
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Published: Atria Books - November 14th, 2017

Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change, and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness, but also rebuilds our most precious resource--the very ground that feeds us.

The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681775326
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 7th, 2017

One cannot turn on the news today without a report on an extreme weather event or the latest update on Antarctica. But while our politicians argue, the truth is that climate change is already here. Nobody knows this better than Indigenous peoples who, having developed an intimate relationship with ecosystems over generations, have observed these changes for decades.

Birth of a New Earth: The Radical Politics of Environmentalism Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231180092
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Published: Columbia University Press - October 24th, 2017

In response to unprecedented environmental degradation, activists and popular movements have risen up to fight the crisis of climate change and the ongoing devastation of the earth. The environmental movement has undeniably influenced even its adversaries, as the language of sustainability can be found in corporate mission statements, government policy, and national security agendas.

New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Planet Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865718685
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Published: New Society Publishers - December 19th, 2017

"Green buildings" that slash energy use and carbon emissions are all the rage, but they aren't enough. The hidden culprit is embodied carbon--the carbon emitted when materials are mined, manufactured, and transported--comprising some ten percent of global emissions. With the built environment doubling by 2030, buildings are a carbon juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the climate.

A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190691158
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 5th, 2017

Based on five decades of research and observation, a haunting and unsparing look at the melting ice caps, and what their disappearance will mean.

This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393292572
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 19th, 2017

The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in York County, Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children. But as the handoff nears, their small family farm--and their entire way of life--are under siege.

We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635650679
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Published: Rodale Books - September 5th, 2017

Challenge the status quo, change the face of activism, and confront climate change head on with the ultimate blueprint for taking action.

Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426217661
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Published: National Geographic Society - September 12th, 2017

In this eye-opening expose, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributer Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity--and human health threat--uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat safer again.

Whale Song Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501329258
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - September 7th, 2017

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865718555
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Published: New Society Publishers - October 3rd, 2017

Our landscapes push aside wildlife and in turn diminish our genetically-programmed love for wildness. How can we get ourselves back into balance through gardens, to speak life's language and learn from other species?

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