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Hungry City

by Carolyn Steel

*Cities cover just 2% of the world's surface, but consume 75% of the world's resources

*Global food production increased by 145% in the last 4 decades of the 20th century - yet an estimated 800 million people...


Taxing Air

by Bob Carter & John Spooner

Are human industrial carbon dioxide emissions causing dangerous global warming? If it is so then climate change surely is one of the great moral challenges of our time. But is it possible that the so-called...


Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson, Linda Lear & Edward O. Wilson

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced...


Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History

by Erik Larson

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the...


Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

by Carl Sagan

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and...


Endgame, Volume 2: Resistance

by Derrick Jensen

Whereas Volume 1 of Endgame presents the problem of civilization, Volume 2 of this pivotal work illustrates our means of resistance. Incensed and hopeful, impassioned and lucid, Endgame leapfrogs the environmental...


A Sea in Flames

by Carl Safina

Carl Safina has been hailed as one of the top 100 conservations of the 20th century (Audubon Magazine) and A Sea in Flames is his blistering account of the months-long manmade disaster that tormented a region...


Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production Vol. 3: Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry: Best Practices in the Agrochemical Indust

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff & Paul Rosenfeld

The Handbook of Cleaner Production comprises a series of reference guides to cleaner production methods, technologies, and practices for key industry sectors.

Each volume covers, for each industry sector: *...


Advances in Geophysics

by Renata Dmowska

The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently...


How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

by Mike Berners-Lee

Part green-lifestyle guide, part popular science, How Bad Are Bananas? is the first book to provide the information we need to make carbon-savvy purchases and informed lifestyle choices and to build carbon considerations...


Advances in Geophysics

by Renata Dmowska

The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently...


Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment

by Sandra Steingraber

A trailblazing and inspiring scientific exposé, brought fully up-to-date


Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil

by David Goodstein

Science tells us that an oil crisis is inevitable. Why and when? And what will our future look like without our favorite fuel? Our rate of oil discovery has reached its peak and will never be exceeded; rather,...


Technological and Social Dimensions of the Green Revolution: Connecting Pasts and Futures

by Pratyusha Basu & Bruce Scholten

Rising concerns about agricultural productivity and food security in rapidly changing economic and environmental contexts have led to renewed interest in agricultural development. But the extent to which new...


Earth Fever: Living Consciously with Climate Change

by Judy McAllister, Erik van Praag & Jan Paul van Soest

The human species is in a rather precarious situation. Poverty, the energy and financial crises, and above all the challenge of climate change mean that our civilization has come to a dangerous edge. Our safety...


Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings: Cool Climates

by Simon Burton

Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters...


Advances in Molecular Toxicology

by James C. Fishbein & Jacqueline M. Heilman

Advances in Molecular Toxicology features the latest advances in all of the subspecialties of the broad area of molecular toxicology. Toxicology is the study of poisons, and this series details the study of...


Manual of Environmental Management

by Adrian Belcham

Manual of Environmental Management is a practical guide for those involved in the control and reduction of environmental impacts in organisations. This comprehensive and practical guide takes you through the...


The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living

by Mark Boyle

The astonishing reality of living without our most important resource. Imagine a year without spending any money. Former businessman Mark Boyle did just that and here is his extraordinary and compelling story....


Conservation: A Beginner's Guide

by Paul Jepson & Richard Ladle

The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet’s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending...