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  • Low Carbon Communitiesby Michael Peters; Shane Fudge; Tim Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...

  • The Cost of Environmental Degradationby Lelia Croitoru; Maria Sarraf

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    How much is a cleaner environment worth? For policy makers, that question goes largely unanswered. It's not that the environment is seen as unimportant. It's simply much easier to compare the costs and benefits of tangible projects such as airports and electrical grids, than it is to weigh the merits of a landfill cleanup. Over the past decades,... more...

  • Tree Spikerby Mike Roselle; Josh Mahan

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    Lauded by some, despised by others, Mike Roselle is one of the most controversial figures in the crusade to protect the environment. Mike has succeeded in stopping a lumber project by spiking trees, struggled with death threats and the car bombing of fellow activist Judi Bari, endured countless days in jail, infiltrated the Nevada Test Site to delay... more...

  • Perspectives on Global Changeby Jan Rotmans; Bert de Vries

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 140.00

    Describes the structure, assumptions, philosophy and innovative results of an advanced global integrated assessment model for all those involved in exploring a sustainable global future. more...

  • Global Ecologyby Sven Erik Jørgensen

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95

    Global Ecology focuses on the perception of the biosphere or the ecosphere as a unified cooperative system with numerous synergistic effects, which describe the distinctive properties of this sphere. This book is subdivided into five parts dealing with diverse aspects in global ecology. The first part of the book provides comprehensive description... more...

  • This Borrowed Earthby Robert Emmet Hernan; Bill McKibben; Graham Nash

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Over the last century mankind has irrevocably damaged the environment through the unscrupulous greed of big business and our own willful ignorance. Here are the strikingly poignant accounts of disasters whose names live in infamy: Chernobyl, Bhopal, Exxon Valdez, Three Mile Island, Love Canal, Minamata and others. And with these, the extraordinary... more...

  • The New Northby Laurence Smith

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31

    The New North is a book that turns the world literally upside down. Analysing four key 'megatrends' - population growth and migration, natural resource demand, climate change and globalisation - UCLA professor Larry Smith projects a world that by mid-century will have shifted its political and economic axes radically to the north. The beneficiaries... more...

  • Deep Futureby Curt Stager

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title A bold, far-reaching look at how our actions will decide the planet's future for millennia to come. Imagine a planet where North American and Eurasian navies are squaring off over shipping lanes through an acidified, ice-free Arctic. Centuries later, their northern descendants retreat southward as... more...

  • Do One Green Thingby Mindy Pennybacker; Meryl Streep

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    With a foreword by Meryl Streep, this guide is for the person who doesn't do or buy everything green, but wants to make a difference in affordable everyday decisions. Including a Choose It/ Lose It feature for quick and easy green comparisons. more...

  • Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00

    Household consumption patterns and behaviour have an impact on stocks of natural resources, environmental quality and climate change. This is expected to increase significantly in the future. In response, governments have introduced a variety of measures to encourage people to take into consideration the environmental impact of their purchases and... more...