Environmental Science

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  1. Book ImageHumans in the Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Studies

    Kai N. Lee, William Freudenburg, Richard Howarth

    A true synthesis for environmental studies.More

  2. Book ImageEnergy, Environment, and Climate

    Richard Wolfson

    Second Edition

    Emphasizes climate change as an energy-related environmental issue.More

  3. Book ImageIf You Love This Planet: A Plan to Save the Earth

    Helen Caldicott

    Revised and updated

    “Helen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.” —Naomi KleinMore

  4. Book ImageEarth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming

    Miriam Horn, Fred Krupp

    How to harness the great forces of capitalism to save the world from catastrophe.More

  5. Book ImageEnergy, Environment, and Climate

    Richard Wolfson

    In this new study of energy use and global climate change, Richard Wolfson outlines basic science concepts as well as specific, contemporary applications in energy production and their environmental consequences.More

  6. Book ImageVital Signs 2007-2008: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

    The Worldwatch Institute

    The award-winning Worldwatch Institute reveals the often overlooked key trends that tell the true health of our planet.More

  7. Book ImageThe Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).
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  8. Book ImageOut of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil

    David Goodstein

    Science tells us that an oil crisis is inevitable. Why and when? And what will our future look like without our favorite fuel?More

  9. Book ImageThe Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America

    David Baron

    "Reads like a crime novel . . . each chapter ends on a cliff-hanging note."—Seattle TimesMore

  10. Book ImageThe Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Second Edition

    A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More

  11. Book ImageSomething New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World

    J. R. McNeill

    "Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book WorldMore

  12. Book ImageVanishing Borders: Protecting the Planet in the Age of Globalization

    Hilary F. French

    A look at the profound implications of accelerating globalization for our planet's health, and a prescription for the action necessary to cope with this challenge.More

  13. Book ImagePillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last?

    Sandra Postel

    The overriding lesson from history is that most irrigation-based civilizations fail. As we enter the third millennium the question arises: Will ours be any different?More

  14. Book ImageGuns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

    Jared Diamond

    "Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill GatesMore

  15. Book ImageLife Out of Bounds: Bioinvasion in a Borderless World

    Chris Bright

    The first general-interest study of the global spread of alien, "exotic" organisms and how they are undermining the world's ecosystems and societies.More

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