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Global Warming

by Chris Spence

Global warming is the greatest environmental threat facing humanity. From killer heat waves and increasingly violent weather to the spread of pests and vector-borne diseases, global warming has many effects...

Burning Bush

by Stephen J. Pyne

From the time of the continent's formation tens of millions of years ago as the Godwana twin of Antarctica, Australia has been dominated by fire much as its sister has been by ice. Now Stephen Pyne, one of our...

The Sixth Extinction

by Terry Glavin

The Sixth Extinction is a haunting account of the age in which we live. Ecologists are calling it the Sixth Great Extinction, and the world isn't losing just its ecological legacy; also vanishing is a vast human...

Rewilding the World

by Caroline Fraser

A gripping account of the environmental crusade to save the world's most endangered species and landscapes—the last best hope for preserving our natural home

Scientists worldwide are warning of the looming...

Do One Green Thing

by Mindy Pennybacker & Meryl Streep

If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book: an easily comprehensible, clearly presented source for green living and conservation. Everything you need to know is right here at your...

The Melting World

by Christopher White

Global warming usually seems to happen far away, but one catastrophic effect of climate change is underway right now in the Rocky Mountains. In The Melting World, Chris White travels to Montana to chronicle...

Environmental Debt

by Amy Larkin

An award-winning environmental activist and social entrepreneur exposes the link between our financial and environmental crises

For decades, politicians and business leaders alike told the American public that...

The Genius of Earth Day

by Adam Rome

The first Earth Day is the most famous little-known event in modern American history. Because we still pay ritual homage to the planet every April 22, everyone knows something about Earth Day. Some people may...

Blessed Are the Consumers: Climate Change and the Practice of Restraint

by Sallie McFague

For decades, Sallie McFague has lent her voice and her theological imagination to addressing and advocating for the most important issues of our time. In doing so, she has influenced an entire generation, and...

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue

by Michael J. Tougias


Seventy-foot waves batter...

The Disaster Survival Bible

by Junius Podrug

In the midst of the war on terror, frightening natural disasters, and danger seemingly lurking around every corner, it's impossible to prepare for every eventuality. But Junius Podrug, the author of Stop Being...

Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

by Joanna I Lewis

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon technology...


by Richard Martin

A riveting look at how an alternative source of energy is revoluntionising nuclear power, promising a safe and clean future for millions, and why thorium was sidelined at the height of the Cold War

In this groundbreaking...

Extreme Weather

by Bonnie Schneider

Flash floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, mudslides, thunderstorms, and wildfires - these devastating events are happening around the world at an alarming rate. As a Meteorologist on CNN and HLN, Bonnie...

But Will the Planet Notice?

by Gernot Wagner

You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally—eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius—the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation,...

How We Can Save the Planet

by Mayer Hillman, Tina Fawcett & Sudhir Chella Rajan

An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authority

Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue...

When Oil Peaked

by Kenneth S. Deffeyes

In two earlier books, Hubbert's Peak (2001) and Beyond Oil (2005), the geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes laid out his rationale for concluding that world oil production would continue to follow a bell-shaped curve,...

Lights Out!

by Spencer Abraham & William Tucker

In this timely book, former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham debunks the myths that warp our current debate over energy, and offers new solutions to the real problems we face in America.

Drawing on the very...

The Last Atoll: Exploring Hawai'i's Endangered Ecosystems

by Pamela Frierson

The Last Atoll is a first-person account of journalist Pamela Frierson’s ten-year exploration of the exotic and ecologically significant small lands at the far northwestern end of the Hawaiian island chain....

Love Earth Now

by Cheryl Leutjen


How to combine environmentalism and spirituality to attain a state of eco-mindfulness and sustainable living

What can you do for the environment? Do you find yourself wondering what on Earth you...