"[A] well-reasoned and eye-opening treatise . . . [Kohei Saito makes] a provocative and visionary proposal."
—Publishers Weekly, (starred review)
Combining history and science, a sweeping look at the smallest substance and the biggest challenges facing people and the planet
Four and a half billion years ago, planet Earth was formed from a vast spinning nebula of cosmic dust, the detritus left over from the birth of the sun.
This "truly essential" book will transform how you see our biggest environmental problems (Margaret Atwood)—and explains how we can solve them.It’s become common to tell kids that they’re going to die from climate change.
New Yorker Best Book of the Year
“Exquisite.”—DAVID WALLACE-WELLS “At once an elegy and an exhortation.”—ELIZABETH KOLBERT “A book that goes deeper than any before into the meaning of the climate breakdown for all the rest of creation.”—BILL McKIBBEN “Celebratory and heartbreaking.”—DAVID GEORGE HASKELL
A Financial Times Best Science Book of 2023
A scientist’s exploration of the "ocean engine"—the physics behind the ocean’s systems—and why it matters.
In this sweeping work of science and history, the renowned climate scientist and author of The New Climate War shows us the conditions on Earth that allowed humans not only to exist but thrive, and how they are imperiled if we veer off course.
For the vast majority of its 4.54 billion years, Earth has proven it can manage just fine without human beings.
“Generation Dread is a vital and deeply compelling read.”—Adam McKay, award-winning writer, director, and producer (Vice, Succession, Don’t Look Up)
“Read this courageous book.”—Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything
“Wray shows finally tha
A new Book by the New Mexico Poet Laureate, Lauren Camp.
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A work of on-the-ground reporting into the science of, and cultural ideas around, wildfires and fire management that challenges the ethos of the conservation movement, offering a hopeful vision of the connection between humans and our environment.
In a riveting investigation of the science and ecology of wildfires, journalist M.R.
An ecologist explores how life itself shapes Earth using the elemental constituents we all share
Groundbreaking solutions to the climate crisis from scientists, engineers, civic leaders, entrepreneurs and activists, offering hope to all readers concerned about our planet's future.
Offers practical actions that reflect technological and economic advances with an introduction by former United States senator Russ Feingold.