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- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 21.00
Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation ? it's no wonder that as a society, we're in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity's future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most urgent global challenges have been treated as... more...
- Picador 2007; US$ 18.99
Published for the first time in the United States, The Little Green Handbook is a unique reference work that illustrates the most important global developments facing us today, explains them, and suggests area for positive change. It relates physical trends to social and political repercussions, drawing together evidence from many interrelated... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99
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 latest thinking from experts in industry and academia, and his own experiences running America's Energy Department, he proposes a fresh... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 26.95
A Prosperous Way Down, the last book by Howard T. and Elisabeth C. Odum, has shaped politics and planning as nations, states, and localities begin the search for ways to adapt to a future with vastly increased competition for energy. It considers ways in which a future with less fossil fuel could be peaceful and prosperous. Although history records... more...
- Random House of Canada 2012; US$ 22.00
In an urgent follow-up to his best-selling Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller , Jeff Rubin argues that the end of cheap oil means the end of growth. What it will be like to live in a world where growth is over? Economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world's governments are getting it wrong. Instead of moving... more...
- Scribner 2011; Not Available
AS ALEX PRUD?HOMME and his great-aunt Julia Child were completing their collaboration on her memoir, My Life in France , they began to talk about the French obsession with bottled water, which had finally spread to America. From this spark of interest, Prud?homme began what would become an ambitious quest to understand the evolving story of freshwater.... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 13.95
?There are two problems for our species? survival?nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ? says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II. While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... more...
- Melville House 2013; US$ 26.00
In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café , a blackly sardonic people?s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny , presents a devastating account of history?s most irresponsible uses... more...