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Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth
Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth
by Mark Hertsgaard
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"Hot bravely takes aim at perhaps the greatest climate threat of all: apathy." — Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation "Hertsgaards answers . . . are lucid, realistic, and offer reason for hope." — Christian Science Monitor For... (read more)

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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"Riveting....It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kolbert's book." San Francisco... (read more)

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An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
by Al Gore
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An Inconvenient Truth--Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance--is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia... (read more)

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Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
by Philip Connors
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Every summer Philip Connors runs away from home. He spends half the year in a remote fire lookout savoring the solitude and the joy of monotasking. His wonderful book, Fire Season, will make you want to quit your job, sell the house, and find your own... (read more)

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Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
by Tim Flannery
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Utilizing the most up-to-the-minute data available, the internationally acclaimed author of "The Weather Makers" returns to the subject of climate change with a book that is at once a forceful call to action and a deeply (and often surprisingly... (read more)

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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit
Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit
by Al Gore
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Re-released on the heels of Al Gores #1 New York Times bestseller, An Inconvenient Truth, comes the paperback edition of his classic bestseller, Earth in the Balance. First published in 1992, it helped place the environment on the national agenda; now... (read more)

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The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
by David Owen
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The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency and the real path to sustainability. Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: Everything you've been told about living green is... (read more)

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Myspace/Ourplanet: Change Is Possible
Myspace/Ourplanet: Change Is Possible
by Myspace Community
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You can change the world. Here's how. Our climate is changing and human actions are the cause. Maybe you don't know why, or what to do about it. We do. In fact, we wrote a book about it (this book, the one in your hands). We'll harness your green... (read more)

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Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
by McKenzie Funk
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A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to... (read more)

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Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
by Howard G Buffett
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If you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son in 2006, when he announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard G. Buffett... (read more)

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Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming
Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming
by Patrick Herman
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The French radical farmers union Confédération Paysanne, with its charismatic leader José Bové, has led the world in demonstrating the possibility of a socially progressive future for farming. Rejecting the... (read more)

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The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
by Daniel Yergin
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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by andlt;iandgt;Business Week andlt;/iandgt;and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yerginand#8217;s Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been... (read more)

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
by Tracie McMillan
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When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it... (read more)

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Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
by Paul Hawken
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Feeling crushed beneath the weight of ominous news, borderline-apocalyptic statistics, and global warming alerts that offer no recourse but panic? Paul Hawken's Blessed Unrest is the book you've been waiting for. Here is a call to arms with concrete... (read more)

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Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
by Timothy Mitchell
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Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental politics,... (read more)

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No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes Abo
No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes Abo
by Colin Beavan
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What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his... (read more)

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The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture
The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture
by Mary Pipher
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In Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher offered a paradigm-shattering look at the lives of adolescent women. Now Pipher is back with another ground-breaking examination of everyday life, this time exploring how to conquer our fears about the major environmental... (read more)

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A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
by Edward Osborne Wilson
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A WINDOW ON ETERNITY is a stunning book of splendid prose and gorgeous photography about one of the biologically richest places in Africa and perhaps in the world. Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique was nearly destroyed in a brutal civil war, then was... (read more)

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Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
by National Geographic
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Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family—and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for... (read more)

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The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
by Wendy Tremayne
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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering a new... (read more)

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