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American Hemp Farmer: Adventures and Misadventures in the Cannabis Trade Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603589192
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 23rd, 2020

The inside story of the world's most fascinating and lucrative crop from gonzo journalist-turned-hemp farmer Doug Fine.


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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620409886
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 3rd, 2015

A new edition of the book that launched Elizabeth Kolbert's career as an environmental writer--updated with three new chapters, making it, yet again, "irreplaceable" (Boston Globe).


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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250062185
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Published: Picador - January 6th, 2015

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST


A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes


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.


Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780805087222
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 4th, 2008

The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives


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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250256850
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.


What We Think about When We Try Not to Think about Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action Cover Image
By Per Espen Stoknes, Jorgen Randers (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603585835
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 3rd, 2015

Why does knowing more mean believing--and doing--less? A prescription for change

The more facts that pile up about global warming, the greater the resistance to them grows, making it harder to enact measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the inevitable change ahead.


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780143133568
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Published: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Time's 2019 Person of the Year

"Greta Thunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates." —Barack Obama

The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations 


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.
I am 93.


Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328974624
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Published: Mariner Books - 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.


The Sustainable City Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780231196550
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Published: Columbia University Press - June 15th, 2021

Living sustainably is not just about preserving the wilderness or keeping nature pristine. The transition to a green economy depends on cities. Economic, technological, and cultural forces are moving people out of rural areas and into urban areas. If we are to avert climate catastrophe, we will need our cities to coexist with nature without destroying it.


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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

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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