Sustainability Books

The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681779058
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 11th, 2018

Winner of the Nautilus Book Award Grand Prize

A Library Journal "Best Book of the Year"

A Medium "100 Books You Must Read"

An enlightening global journey reveals the inextricable links between Indigenous cultures and their lands--and how it can form the foundation for climate change resilience around the world.


A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781541724105
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 8th, 2019

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


Healing Earth: An Ecologist's Journey of Innovation and Environmental Stewardship Cover Image
By John Todd, Janine Benyus (Foreword by), Matt Beam (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781623172985
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 29th, 2019

A true pioneer and respected elder in ecological recovery and sustainability shares effective solutions he has designed and implemented.


In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781541697126
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Published: Basic Books - November 27th, 2018

The surprisingly hopeful story of one woman's search for resiliency in a warming world


The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution: High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780865718845
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Published: New Society Publishers - January 8th, 2019

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm.


Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780231187855
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Published: Columbia University Press - January 1st, 2019

From wood to coal to oil and gas, the sources of energy on which civilization depends have always changed as technology advances. Now renewables are overtaking fossil fuels, with wind and solar energy becoming cheaper and more competitive every year. Growth in renewable energy will further accelerate as electric vehicles become less expensive than traditional automobiles.


Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the  World Cover Image
By Scott Harrison, Lisa Sweetingham (Contributions by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524762841
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Published: Currency - October 2nd, 2018

New York Times bestseller

An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water.

 


Dispatches from the Sweet Life: One Family, Five Acres, and a Community's Quest to Reinvent the World Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608685646
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Published: New World Library - November 15th, 2018

Many fantasize about dramatically changing their lives -- living in accordance with their ideals rather than the exigencies of job, bills, and possessions. William Powers actually does it. In his book Twelve by Twelve, Powers lived in an off-grid tiny house in rural North Carolina.


Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land Cover Image
By Leah Penniman, Karen Washington (Foreword by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781603587617
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 29th, 2018

In 1920, 14 percent of all land-owning US farmers were black. Today less than 2 percent of farms are controlled by black people--a loss of over 14 million acres and the result of discrimination and dispossession.


A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603587051
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 9th, 2017

Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely.


This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393356458
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 20th, 2018

The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children.


This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250160461
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 25th, 2018

Bustle's "17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In September 2018"


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