Sustainability Books

Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781419729539
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Published: Abrams Press - May 29th, 2018

In Grocery, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it--the grocery store.


The War on Bugs: The Secret History of Agricultural Chemicals, the Farmers Who Resisted, and the Birth of the Organic Movement, 2nd Edi Cover Image
By Will Allen, Vandana Shiva (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603587938
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 24th, 2018

In the early nineteenth century as the American population grew rapidly, demands on crop output increased. Seeing an opportunity to play upon fears from market demand, chemical companies declared war on the vile, profit-sucking, output-wreaking, arch-nemesis of the average American farmer: bugs.


The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780231165884
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Published: Columbia University Press - June 5th, 2018

Disenchanted with the mainstream environmental movement, a new, more radical kind of environmental activist emerged in the 1980s. Radical environmentalists used direct action, from blockades and tree-sits to industrial sabotage, to save a wild nature that they believed to be in a state of crisis.


An Economy of Well-Being: Common-Sense Tools for Building Genuine Wealth and Happiness Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780865718739
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Published: New Society Publishers - May 22nd, 2018

Help build a world based on flourishing well-being for both the human family and nature

In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it's difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about creating a new world, using common-sense economics?


The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780300232172
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Published: Yale University Press - March 20th, 2018

A remarkable exploration of the science, history, and politics of the Anthropocene, one of the most important scientific ideas of our time, from two world-renowned experts


In the Business of Change: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Disrupting Business as Usual Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780865718715
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Published: New Society Publishers - June 26th, 2018

Meet the social entrepreneurs who are using business to disrupt the status quo and rebuild their communities

Our communities are facing the fallout from the demise of vital industry, bankrupt economies, bad policy or policing, and political mismanagement. People are looking for answers, and the "same old" simply won't do.


Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781603587969
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 13th, 2018

A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics"

800-CEO-Read "Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs"


Letter to a Young Farmer: How to Live Richly Without Wealth on the New Garden Farm Cover Image
By Gene Logsdon, Wendell Berry (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781603588065
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 5th, 2018

For more than four decades, the self-described "contrary farmer" and writer Gene Logsdon has commented on the state of American agriculture.


The Right to Be Cold: One Woman's Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781517904975
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - May 1st, 2018

A "courageous and revelatory memoir" (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate


Tomatoland, Third Edition: From Harvest of Shame to Harvest of Hope Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781449489533
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 3rd, 2018

Three-time James Beard Award-winner Barry Estabrook's completely revised third edition of his hard-hitting 2011 expos , Tomatoland, includes a new foreword by Eric Schlosser and four new chapters with startling updates.


Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know(r) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780190866105
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2018

"This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." - New York Magazine

"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." - The Daily Beast

"A must-read." - The Guardian


Breakpoint: Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300179392
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Published: Yale University Press - April 24th, 2018

An insightful look at the American environmental crisis and emerging solutions from the heartland to the coasts in the era of global climate change

Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C.


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