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Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the World
Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the World
by Gary Braasch
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"The power of Gary Braasch's personal witness to the climate crisis makes this essential reading for every citizen."—Al Gore “Earth under Fire is an important work documenting climate change. With an accessible text and startling photographs... (read more)

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Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future
Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future
by Robert Bryce
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The promise of "green jobs" and a "clean energy future" has roused the masses. But as Robert Bryce makes clear in this provocative book, that vision needs a major re-vision. We cannot--and will not--quit using carbon-based fuels at any time in the near... (read more)

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Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice about the Meat We Eat)
Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice about the Meat We Eat)
by Moby
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An irresistible guide to the meat you eat by the world's most fun and famous vegan. "Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."—Albert Einstein Where's the... (read more)

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The Way of the Woods: Journeys Through American Forests
The Way of the Woods: Journeys Through American Forests
by Linda Underhill
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In The Way of the Woods, Linda Underhill explores some of our nation's most important forests, from the magnificent old-growth groves of Cook Forest in Western Pennsylvania to the endangered hemlock forests of the Great Smoky Mountains in eastern... (read more)

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No Fear: A Whistleblower's Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA
No Fear: A Whistleblower's Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA
by Marsha Coleman Adebayo
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As a young, black, MIT-educated social scientist, Marsha Coleman-Adebayo landed her dream job at the EPA, working with Al Gores special commission to assist postapartheid South Africa. But when she tried to get the government to investigate allegations... (read more)

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The Animals Are Our Brothers and Sisters: Why Animal Experiments Are Misleading and Wrong
The Animals Are Our Brothers and Sisters: Why Animal Experiments Are Misleading and Wrong
by Werner Hartinger
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Respected surgeon and medical doctor Werner Hartinger investigates the claims and counterclaims concerning experimentation on animals. Through meticulous analysis he comes to the conclusion that animal experiments are not only unnecessary, but that the... (read more)

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Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse
Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse
by David Orr
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"The real fault line in American politics is not between liberals and conservatives.... It is, rather, in how we orient ourselves to the generations to come who will bear the consequences, for better and for worse, of our actions." So writes David Orr in... (read more)

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Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth (Speaker's Corner)
Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth (Speaker's Corner)
by Larry J Schweiger
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"This is an unabashed call to each and every American to moral duty for the future of life on earth," begins National Wildlife Federation president and CEO Larry J. Schweiger in this stirring exposé and call to action. Speaking to us not just as... (read more)

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Indra's Net and the Midas Touch: Living Sustainably in a Connected World
Indra's Net and the Midas Touch: Living Sustainably in a Connected World
by Leslie Paul Thiele
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andlt;Pandgt;We live today in a global web of interdependence, connected technologically, economically, politically, and socially. As a result of these expanding and deepening interdependencies, it has become impossible fully to control--or foretell--the... (read more)

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Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer: To Global Warming or Anything Else
Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer: To Global Warming or Anything Else
by Helen Caldicott
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In a world torn apart by wars over oil, many politicians are increasingly looking for alternative sources of energy — and their leading choice is often nuclear. Among the myths that have been spread over the years about nuclear-powered electricity... (read more)

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The Chilling Stars: The New Theory of Climate Change
The Chilling Stars: The New Theory of Climate Change
by Henrik Svensmark
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The authors explain their theory that sub-atomic particles from exploded stars have more effect on the climate than manmade CO2. Their conclusion stems from Svensmark's research which has shown the previously unsuspected role that cosmic rays play in... (read more)

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The War on Bugs
The War on Bugs
by Will Allen
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Will Allen is an organic farming visionary. A true activist, entrepreneur, and expert, he understands the complexities of farming first hand and the impact that commercialization has had.In the early nineteenth century as the American population grew... (read more)

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Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution
Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution
by Heather Rogers
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In Green Gone Wrong environmental writer Heather Rogers blasts through the marketing buzz of big corporations and asks a simple question: Do today’s much-touted "green" products—carbon offsets, organic food, biofuels, and eco-friendly cars... (read more)

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The Living Planet in Crisis: Biodiversity Science and Policy
The Living Planet in Crisis: Biodiversity Science and Policy
by Joel Cracraft
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United in their belief that the conservation of biological diversity is a primary concern of humankind, the editors of this book bring together internationally known, similarly- minded experts from the scientific, societal, and conservation policy areas... (read more)

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Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
by Virginia Morell
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Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals. Did you know that ants teach, earthworms... (read more)

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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
by Dickson Despommier
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"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommiers visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the worlds food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today... (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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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
by Alan Weisman
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Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young Colombian... (read more)

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Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century
Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century
by Alex Steffen
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Five years after the initial publication of Worldchanging, the landscape of environmentalism and sustainability has changed dramatically. The average reader is now well-versed--even inundated--with green lifestyle advice. In 2011, green is the starting... (read more)

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American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
by Eric Rutkow
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This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation’s history. Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted.... (read more)

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