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The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment
by Benjamin Ross
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The chemical pollution that irrevocably damages today's environment is, although many would like us to believe otherwise, the legacy of conscious choices made long ago. During the years before and just after World War II, discoveries like leaded gasoline... (read more)

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Green Equilibrium: The Vital Balance of Humans and Nature
Green Equilibrium: The Vital Balance of Humans and Nature
by Christopher Wills
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In Green Equilibrium, award-winning field biologist Christopher Wills explains the rules by which ecosystems thrive, shining light on a set of ecological balancing acts that he calls "green equilibria," rules which keep our world vibrant, verdant, and... (read more)

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Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America
Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America
by William R Freudenburg
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andlt;Pandgt;On April 20, 2010, the gigantic drilling rig andlt;Iandgt; Deepwater Horizonandlt;/Iandgt; blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven crew members and causing a massive eruption of oil from BP's Macondo well. For months, oil gushed into... (read more)

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True Green Home: 100 Inspirational Ideas for Creating a Green Environment at Home
True Green Home: 100 Inspirational Ideas for Creating a Green Environment at Home
by Kim Mckay
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Kim McKay an international social marketing consultant, is the co-founder and deputy chairwoman of Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World. Jenny Bonnin is an international brand and communications strategist. She is director of Clean Up Australia and... (read more)

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Wind Power in America's Future: 20% Wind Energy by 2030
Wind Power in America's Future: 20% Wind Energy by 2030
by U S Dept Of Energy
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Wind power represents a critical component of the strategies to reduce air and water pollution and to combat the effects of global climate change. Further, the development of wind farms promises to provide jobs and income to farmers and rural economies... (read more)

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The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
by Russell Gold
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Russell Gold, a brilliant and dogged investigative reporter at andlt;I andgt;The Wall Street Journalandlt;/Iandgt;, has spent more than a decade reporting on one of the biggest stories of our time: the spectacular, world-changing rise of and#8220... (read more)

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Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
by Mark Bowen
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“One of the best books yet published on climate change . . . The best compact history of the science of global warming I have read.”Bill McKibben, The New York Review of Books The worlds premier climatologist, Lonnie Thompson has been risking... (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 information-packed, lively, and informative little guide, Gristle is the first stop for everyone who wants to make informed choices about the food they consume. Multi-platinum musician Moby brings together ten of the countrys leading foodies... (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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Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore: 1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living
Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore: 1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living
by Jerry Mack Johnson
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Go back to the simple life of the countryside. In Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore, you’ll learn how to read the clouds to predict the weather, make a long-lasting campfire, can fruits and vegetables, braid a rug, use a divining rod to find... (read more)

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Future Ethics: Climate Change and Apocalyptic Imagination
Future Ethics: Climate Change and Apocalyptic Imagination
by Stefan Skrimshire
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Future Ethics: Climate Change and Political Action presents a comprehensive examination of the philosophical questions facing activists, policy makers and educators fighting the causes of climate change. These questions reflect a genuine crisis 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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The War on Bugs
The War on Bugs
by Will Allen
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"In classical Indian music the lineage and intellectual approach of master and disciples is known as a gharana. Rachel Carson's 100th anniversary provoked an enormous attack on her from the pesticide-reactionary complex, shamelessly misrepresenting both... (read more)

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The Waste Makers
The Waste Makers
by Vance Packard
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An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of disposable consumer goods was... (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 Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered
The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered
by Daniel Botkin
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Why do we keep talking about so many environmental problems and rarely solve any? If these are scientific issues, then why can't scientists solve them or at least agree on what to do? In his new book, The Moon in the Nautilus Shell, ecologist Daniel... (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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Climate-Challenged Society
Climate-Challenged Society
by John S. Dryzek
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This book is an original, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to the severe and broad-ranging challenges that climate change presents and how societies can respond. It synthesizes and deploys cutting-edge scholarship on the range of social... (read more)

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Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe (Anarchist Interventions)
Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe (Anarchist Interventions)
by Javier Sethness
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Imperiled Life theorizes an exit from the potentially terminal consequences of capital-induced climate change. It is a collection of reflections on the phenomenon of catastrophe—climatological, political, social—as well as on the... (read more)

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