Sustainability Books - Bestsellers

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
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Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.


Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136270
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Published: Crown - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it?


Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328974624
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 2nd, 2021

"Epic and engrossing." —The New York Times Book Review

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and pioneering journalist, an expansive look at how history has been shaped by humanity’s appetite for food, farmland, and the money behind it all—and how a better future is within reach.


Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313812
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 12th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN GENERAL NONFICTION
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD
A CHICAGO TRIBUNE TOP TEN BOOK OF 2018
A GUARDIAN, NPR's SCIENCE FRIDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2018


How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Surviving the Chaos Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781982134518
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 26th, 2021

A practical and comprehensive guide to surviving the greatest disaster of our time, from New York Times bestselling self-help author and beloved CBS Sunday Morning science and technology correspondent David Pogue.

You might not realize it, but we’re already living through the beginnings of climate chaos. In Arizona, laborers now start their day at 3 a.m.


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 - October 30th, 2018

James Beard Foundation Leadership Award 2019: Leah Penniman

Choice Reviews, Outstanding Academic Title

An extraordinary book...part agricultural guide, part revolutionary manifesto--VOGUE


Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781604699005
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Published: Timber Press - February 4th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller

Douglas W. Tallamy’s first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants they depend on are fast disappearing. His solution? Plant more natives.


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

*Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Science & Technology Book of the Year* 

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.


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Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good Cover Image
By Chuck Collins, Morris Pearl (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603586832
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 23rd, 2016

As heard on NPR's Fresh Air

This empowering light into a brighter future is a narrative you won't want to miss. - Ralph Nader

Collins not only talks the talk but walks the walk...this is a worthwhile book to read, digest, and share - Publishers Weekly


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 - April 5th, 2018

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


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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 29th, 2018

A Financial Times Best Book of 2017: Economics"

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


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