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- Picador 2009; US$ 16.99
This Independence Day edition of Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us : How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back , by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011. A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 14.95
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 the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson?s passionate concern... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
Beyond what we already know about "food miles" and eating locally, the global food system is a major contributor to climate change, producing as much as one-third of greenhouse gas emissions. How we farm, what we eat, and how our food gets to the table all have an impact. And our government and the food industry are willfully ignoring the issue rather... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95
Given the environmental concerns and declining availability of fossil fuels, as well as the growing population worldwide, it is essential to move toward a sustainable bioenergy-based economy. However, it is also imperative to address sustainability in the bioenergy industry in order to avoid depleting necessary biomass resources. Sustainable Bioenergy... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
In Unbowed, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai recounts her extraordinary journey from her childhood in rural Kenya to the world stage. When Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977, she began a vital poor people?s environmental movement, focused on the empowerment of women, that soon spread across Africa. Persevering through run-ins with... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world. In her wise and elegant new book, Jane Goodall blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around us. Long before her work with chimpanzees, Goodall's... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 24.95
A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden?s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology?a story of life wrapped in a life story. Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental arenas are uncertain,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters , Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience. On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, Rachel Carson and Her Sisters ... more...