No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingIt is worse, much worse, than you think If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible In California, wildfires now rage year round, destroying thousands of homes Across the US, 500 year storms pum

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at BreakfastSome people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity But do those of us who accept the reality of human caused climate change truly believe it If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know Will future generations d

Underland

UnderlandFrom the best selling, award winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet s past and future n nHailed as the great nature writer of this generation Wall Street Journal , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and

Migrations

MigrationsFor readers of Station Eleven and Flight Behavior, a debut novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world s last birds and her own final chance for redemption n nA dark past An impossible journey The will to survive n nFranny Stone has always been a wanderer By followin

On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal

On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal1 international and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, makes the case for a Green New Deal explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.For than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New WorldThe acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world and in the process created modern environmentalism n nAlexander von Humboldt 1769 1859 was an intrepid explorer an

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human HistoryA New York Times bestselling author explains how the physical world shaped the history of our species n nWhen we talk about human history, we often focus on great leaders, population forces, and decisive wars But how has the earth itself determined our destiny Our planet wobbles, driving changes i

Shinrin-Yoku: The Art and Science of Forest Bathing

Shinrin-Yoku: The Art and Science of Forest BathingShinrin Forest Yoku Bathing n nShinrin Yoku or forest bathing is the practice of spending time in the forest for better health, happiness and a sense of calm A pillar of Japanese culture for decades, Shinrin Yoku is a way to reconnect with nature, from walking mindfully in the woods, to a break i

Wilding

WildingForced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of free roami

The Lost Words

The Lost WordsFrom Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world n nAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

Silent Spring

Silent SpringRachel 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,

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryOver the last half billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impac

The World Without Us

The World Without UsA penetrating, page turning tour of a post human Earth n nIn The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity s impact on the planet he asks us to envision our Earth, without us In this far reaching narrative, Weisman explains how our massive infrastruc