Sustainability Books

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.

 


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.


Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land and Communities Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781610919197
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Published: Island Press - September 27th, 2018

"Informational and inspirational." Booklist

America has never felt more divided. But in the midst of all the acrimony comes one of the most promising movements in our country’s history.


Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501170263
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Published: Atria/Enliven Books - September 18th, 2018

From Josh Tickell, one of America’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers, comes a “fascinating, easy-to-follow blueprint for how eating in ways that nourish and regenerate the soil can not only help reverse global warming, but also bring greater vitality to our lives” (Wolfgang Puck).


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"


Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062661395
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 7th, 2018

A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction


The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316260206
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 7th, 2018

"An immersive, mildly gonzo and depressingly well-timed book about the drenching effects of global warming, and a powerful reminder that we can bury our heads in the sand about climate change for only so long before the sand itself disappears." (Jennifer Senior, New York Times)


Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632869289
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 4th, 2018

The antidote for your climate change paralysis. Sierra Magazine

An urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward.


The Truth Has Changed Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609809232
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Published: Seven Stories Press - September 11th, 2018

The Emmy Award–winning creator of GASLAND tells his intimate and damning, personal story of our world in crisis. With a foreword by Bill McKibben.

            The rules have changed.
            The water has changed.


Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture, a New Earth Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603588133
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 11th, 2018

"Charles Massy has written a definitive masterpiece that takes its place along with the writings of Aldo Leopold, Wendell Berry, Masanobu Fukuoka, Humberto Maturana, and Michael Pollan. No work has more brilliantly defined regenerative agriculture and the breadth of its restorative impact upon human health, biodiversity, climate, and ecological intelligence." --Paul Hawken


Do-It-Yourself Projects to Get You Off the Grid: Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, Solar Panels, and More Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781510738454
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - September 4th, 2018

Instructables is back with this inspiring book focused on a series of projects designed to get you thinking creatively about going green. Twenty Instructables illustrate just how simple it can be to make your own backyard chicken coop, or turn a wine barrel into a rainwater collector.


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